Letters. Who doesn’t enjoy getting a letter? Sadly, in this age of text messages and emails, usually the letters that come in my post box are addressed to “Occupant”. Or “Home Owner”. And if it’s not that, it’s a bill. Bleh.
I’ve always loved getting mail. When I was a young girl, I remember how excited I would get when my grandparents would send a postcard to me whilst on vacation. Getting an unexpected treat. Knowing someone I cared about was thinking of me even though far away. Having a break in the daily routine. These all play a part in the joy of correspondence.
And what about writing a letter? That’s fun, too. Taking time to share some good news with a beloved aunt, or chatting to a friend who’s moved away, writing a letter can be cathartic, moving, or just plain fun.
It was my ongoing love of…
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