A letter-writing blog extolling the virtues of snail mail:
old-fashioned postal paper mail and all of its varied accessories.
I read your post and went to the site to sign up. I have been to a boatload or weird places so hopefully I'll get them to send back. Thank you for your letter. I'll have one back shortly!
That reminds me so much of the post office in Greenville, S.C., from when I used to live there. A huge building from another time it seems. They've shut down the building in Greenville now, I think and replaced it with a smaller building. That one in Greenville had that 1970s government building feel to it and was a multi-story building like this one with those gun port style windows as well. No nice stone work on te one in SC, though.
I love postcards like this. I am so amazed on what people have thought worth of showing as a postcard.
Okay the missive maven has gone over the edge LOL !! Nah , just kidding you know we love you .
Hanna - it's not a postcard, actually. I sent a postcard at this post office, but the image on the postcard I sent was something different (though it was of the Vermont Capitol building, which was just down the block). I just took a photo of the post office because I felt like it.
Have you ever noticed post offices have a very distinct smell? Every post office I've been in seems to have the same smell. It must be all the paper wafting through the air.
"...but I find post offices a little thrilling..."Ah, I do, too. It wasn't a boring picture at all.
I get a kick out of everyday pictures like this. I think most people take the postal service for granted. It will be a sad, sad day if/when they cut back on services and close the little itty bitty post offices throughout the country. Cool blog.
Montpelier, in vermont huh. Hella lot better than the ones in Bennington. Its a crap hole my husband doesn't like his home town period. Maybe i should get pics for you of the post office around here.