It's been more than nine decades since the first motel opened its doors to weary road travelers. In her latest Postcard Ponderings column, Karen Knapstein examines the emergence of motels and their postcard presence.
What better way to celebrate love and friendship than by sharing century-old Valentine postcards, which in many cases, can be had for less than the price of a Hallmark card. In her most recent Postcard Ponderings column, Karen Knapstein examines this popular theme within the time-honored collecting interest.
Often adorned with eggs and baby chicks, Easter greeting postcards serve as harbingers of spring. Karen Knapstein examines this practice in her latest Postcard Ponderings column.
The magnetism of France and French culture is undeniable. In her latest Postcard Ponderings column, Karen Knapstein explores French architecture and character, represented in antique and vintage postcards.
Decades before people captured every moment of vacation on a camera, or a smartphone, there were picture postcards. Karen Knapstein turns to her own collection of scenic postcards to reminisce about a childhood trip in her latest Postcard Ponderings column.