loss

Loss and found

In early April, as I packed my apartment up for a move around the corner into a little pink house, I noticed that my old cat Maggie was looking thin. She’d looked thin before, back in 2016, but then she was diagnosed with a bum thyroid. For a cat who’s …

books

66 books my friends recommend

Why is a post about books on my blog about letter writing? Well, like correspondence, it’s a print vs. digital thing. Even …

deardad

Letter from a 10-year-old me

My parents divorced when I was 5 and I lived with my mother, except for¬†occasional weekends, holidays, or summer breaks. When we …

bloomers

Bad Postcards

I stumbled across this fun Bad Postcards site full of what I’d call Glorious Postcards. Meanwhile, I told my Facebook friends that …

flicker

Living in the flicker

Three postcards arrived on the same day. I smiled as I dug them out of my mailbox. They arrived in the middle …

sadclown

Break ups and make ups

I’ve had a few break ups the past six months. Obviously, I broke up with my blog for a while. And I …