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Stickie Notes

Here’s a fun little poem that came from running out of stickie notes at work. What did we do before stickies were invented. We must have had better memories, a simpler life, or just forgot everything. Stickies are the art … Continue reading

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Royal Bengal Tigress of India

NaPoWriMo. My friend Amber Chand has had a life worthy of a performance show. And, she happens to have a show about her experiences growing up in India, Uganda, British boarding schools, and eventually the United States.  Amber is a … Continue reading

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Bindi

Day 7 NaPoWriMo. Tucked inside one of my childhood stamp albums is an envelope addressed to a priest in Wisconsin from The Missionary Society of St. Francis Xavier in India. With a little research, I found an article on Father … Continue reading

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Fin del Mundo

Day 6 NaPoWriMo. This is the story of a Keith and Jalene who rode their motorcycles from Oregon, USA to the southernmost tip of South America and back again. These stamps are from a postcard they sent to family at … Continue reading

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Paris hiLights

Day 5 NaPoWriMo. Does every little girl dream of Paris? I took French in 6th grade and vowed to someday visit Paris with someone I love. Fast forward to 2012, and I am there with my best friend, Amy, and … Continue reading

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Mexico Importa

Day 4 NaPoWriMo. In high school, Gina and I would write together. After college, Gina moved to Mexico and became a local. She addressed her letters as Ginita. She got her first journalist job there. These stamps are from 1993. … Continue reading

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Stages of a Butterfly Life

Day 3 NaPoWriMo. When I was 12 years old, I wrote into the Big Blue Marble for an international pen-pal. A 12 year old boy from Australia, Jamie, and I were matched up. Today’s stamp is from his March 1985 … Continue reading

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