Happy New Year! I realize today is January 1 and New Year’s greetings are resounding throughout the world. January 1 means a clean slate, a fresh start, a brand new year to get some things done and get some other things right. In those various ventures, I “wish above all that you would prosper and … Continue reading Happy Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation
I sent the final letters for Love Notes 20 this morning. Sigh. I’ll send postcards periodically to my Love Notes pals while we wait for the next round, but the return to work tomorrow and preparation for the 2017-18 academic year means I must take a short break from my role as a snail mail revolutionary and focus on the life … Continue reading Hello Beautiful!
Love Notes 30.2 offered another timely prompt, and my partner, Nicole delivered well. In response to the prompt, “Believe you can,” she wrote: Believe you can… …Create inner peace as a form of success. …Hand off the thing that has been weighing you down. It was never your weight to carry. …Be at peace knowing … Continue reading Believe You Can…
In this moment, I am Monday evening weary, but I am enjoying the quiet just before bedtime and the beautiful note written by Nicole E., my partner for Love Notes 30. For the first prompt, “In this moment,” she penned: In this moment… …you are a gift of love to all those who meet you. … Continue reading In This Moment…
Love each other with a warm love that comes from the heart. 1 Peter 1:22, NET Can you imagine the amazing place this world would be if every one of us practiced this one simple principle and respected each other’s humanity and right to exist? About the image: The postcard was sent to me by … Continue reading Love One Another
I thought about taking the Christmas decorations down today, but my not-so-little one convinced me to leave them up a little longer. I figured, if I take them down by Friday, I will still be about three months ahead of my normal schedule. 😀 . Like my son, I’m having a little difficulty letting the … Continue reading Holding on to Christmas
I promise I will not do another “12 Days of Christmas Postcards,” but I will share a few (?) of the super cute and original ones that come in–like the one above. The watercolor of an adorable deer relishing the snow was created by my Love Notes friend, Eileen V. Don’t you love how she … Continue reading A Dear Deer in the Snow
Do your little bit of good where you are; those little bits together overwhelm the world. –Desmond Tutu I was overjoyed to open Facebook and find the Kindness Calendar at the top of my newsfeed–posted by Debra D, one of my Love Notes pals. Kindness is the perfect way to end the year and I … Continue reading #DoGoodDecember: Do Your Little Bit
Some of the most exquisite sunflower postcards in my collection were made by Love Noter Lori-Anne C. The intricate details of her paint and ink cards always fascinate me. The card she designed for International Women’s Day 2019 did not disappoint. I did not miss her message about balance: If you have the power to … Continue reading You’re Entitled to You!
I haven’t done a post featuring children’s book illustration (CBI) postcards in a long time, so I decided to dedicate three posts this week to CBI postcards. I have more than 60 to share; I won’t get caught up this week, but I’ll do what I can. Today’s offering…Dikkie Dik! Both cards below were sent … Continue reading Children’s Book Illustration Postcards | Dikkie Dik!