All posts tagged: Snail Mail

Snail Mail

Is snail mail a dying virtue? A fading art form… An expiring tradition? Are pen pals a thing of the past and where did our collection of sweet, matching stationery sets go? Not to mention… when was the last time you hand wrote a note to someone? Snail Mail they call it… It now takes two to six days to receive mail in the same town (unless you pay priority for delivery in one to four days). How much is a stamp these days? That’s right, a majority probably doesn’t know. I only discovered this recently, the last I was aware, it was 50c, that’s how long it’s been since I regularly acquired postage stamps – they’re now $1. Wow, I thought, that’s kind of expensive for one standard size letter. Or, is it??? Texting, emailing, ‘Snap Chatting’ and conversing through Facebook and Instagram is now the modern day way to communicate: Convenient? Yes. Fun? Yes. Addictive? Yes. [Don’t worry I’m not suggesting a strike of social media.] I had a brief case full of …