These cigarette cards were shared with me by Susan Farnsworth, a fellow letter-writing and stationery enthusiast. During a stop at a flea market in Retford, England last summer, Susan found the vintage cards, collected into protective pocket pages, like those you’d see used with baseball trading cards.
Last month on Presidents Day, the U.S. Postal Service dedicated a Forever stamp in honor of President John F. Kennedy. The new stamp features a photograph taken during his presidential campaign in 1960. The commemoration marks the 100th anniversary of JFK's birthday.
National Letterwriting Month is only a couple weeks away. This year, the Write_On Campaign is inviting you to pay what you can for their awesome, amazing, annual letter-writing kit.
My dear friend Bruce Chan commissioned these losangelesbeautiful cards. As he prepared to move to Pittsburgh, the cards provided a way for him to share his appreciation for Los Angeles and the community he had fostered here.
The time to see poppies has arrived! The Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve is open, sunrise to sunset, through mid-May. It's been a few years...