Friday, March 9, 2018

Interview with the U.S. Postal Service about Postcrossing

Wow, it's been a shockingly long time since I last shared a post with you! I'll update you on some of the exciting news in my life in a forthcoming post (SPOILER: I've got a solo album of original songs coming out soon, from my other life as a musician!), but I wanted to check in and let you know of a very special conversation I just had.

I was just interviewed for an article about Postcrossing in the U.S. Postal Service employee newsletter! Be proud of me, U.S. Postcrossers: I put in a big plug for an official Postcrossing stamp here in the USA! I don't know if it will happen or not, but I couldn't resist the opportunity to make the pitch to an official representative of the US Postal service.

The gentleman with whom I spoke was also very interested in my personal history with the Postal Service, about my grandpa, a career postal worker, and how much he influenced my life and my love of snail mail.

The article is still a work in progress, but once it's online, I'll be sure to share it with you.

Because of the demands of work and career, I completely missed out on participating in InCoWriMo during the month of February, but things are a little less crazy for me now and I'm picking my snail-mail habits back up.

Hmmm, all this talk of Postcrossing makes me want to shuffle off and send a postcard...

4 comments:

  1. Way to go!!! can't wait for the article.
    Love the blog lay out and updated look,
    Cheers Mother Brando / Iowa

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    1. Thanks, Mother Brando! Still waiting on that article to come out...

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  2. Congratulations! I love PostCrossing! However, I use Swap Bot and SendSomething more than I use PostCrossing.

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    1. Those sites are great, too - I don't use SwapBot or Sendsomething much anymore, but I've used them in the past. To each her own, plenty of mail for everyone!

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