Normally I would not mention a blank-back card; however, since my friend-and-political-collector Hal Ottaway sent me “Walking in the Footsteps of Giants” with handwritten “campaign greetings” on the back, it seems a shame to dismiss this piece of current events.
Here we go again: On May 12, the United States Postal Service will increase the cost of postage. This mailing-cost “shift” is destined to become an annual occurrence due to the Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act signed by George W. Bush at the end of 2006, which allows postage to stay on track with...
Thanks to K-Tea van Geel for sharing a copy of the “More on the Map” 2008 calendar from her new home in western Massachusetts. Each month, this calendar from Florence Savings Bank features antique postcards of local communities like South Deerfield, Hatfield, Williamsburg, Hadley, Amherst, Belchertown, and Granby
Starting in January 2008, postcards of thanks received by artist Damaris Pierce will be posted on her Web site at www.IamThankful.com. Perhaps inspired by the success of PostSecret, Pierce decided that “Giving thanks is not just for Thanksgiving.”
Are modern tourist postcards kaput? According to an article from the Miami Herald online edition, postcards are no longer on the itinerary for many travelers.
Ten months after Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans, the American Library Association (ALA) held the city’s first major conference.
No, this is not an article about vampires although, the new myth-expanding HBO series True Blood has generated curiosity. Instead, focus your attention on apples – commonplace apples – which appear frequently on antique Halloween postcards.
Montanans love modern postcards! A wide variety are for sale across the state from Little Bighorn to Kalispell. Even the governor gets into the act.