I just found this gorgeous postcard in a stack of mail that came while I was away at a conference. Amy, Eclectonote on Swap-bot, sent this postcard for a World Post Day swap. I almost forgot about World Post Day! Gasp!
The swap called for sharing postal-related postcards. I
My “send-to” partner, Maria–who lives in Moscow–probably won’t receive her cards for a while, but when she does I hope she loves the postcard featuring the vintage postal boxes in our campus post office. When I returned as a faculty member to my alma mater four years ago I was tickled pink that the mailboxes I knew as a student were still there!
My box was #57, so I made sure to include it in the shot.
World Post Day is celebrated on October 9. According to the Universal Postal Union, its purpose is to “bring awareness to the Post’s role in the everyday lives of people and businesses, as well as its contribution to global social and economic development.” You can find out more on the UPI’s website.
I have a busy Sunday ahead of me, but that won’t stop me from taking a few minutes to write some happy mail! Will you join me?