Tag: snail mail

Pen Pals Still Exist: The Friendship Doctor Interviews the Founders of the Letter Writers Alliance

March 6, 2012 | By | Reply Continue Reading

Snail mail correspondence can cement connections with old friends and help us make new ones.   On several prior blog posts, commenters at The Friendship Blog expressed interested in connecting with pen pals. I read about an organization called The Letter Writers Alliance and interviewed its founders, Kathy Zadrozny and Donovan Beeson, so they (and […]

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10 Reasons Why Your Friend Didn’t Send You A Holiday Card

December 17, 2011 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

On the Friendship Forums, a reader named Arches started a provocative discussion thread on holiday cards.   It inspired my most recent post on the NBC Universal Website, Life Goes Strong —  which focuses on the possibilities of what may have really happened if you did not get the holiday card you were expecting from […]

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Reader Q & A: Missing a second mum

October 8, 2008 | By | Reply Continue Reading

QUESTION: Hi Irene, I have a much older friend than myself. She is old enough to be my Mum and I do think of her as a second Mum. We’ve been through a lot together, and she has fulfilled the gap of being my Mum. I have a family and husband myself but have not […]

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Why they call it—My Friend Flickr

January 20, 2008 | By | Reply Continue Reading

When Matt Raymond of the Library of Congress needed help tagging more than 3100 photos, he teamed up with the Flickr, the photo-sharing website.

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Making time for friends: Snail mail or email

August 17, 2007 | By | 1 Reply Continue Reading

Now we call it “snail mail.” For those of us who were born in the slice of time after telephones and fax machines—and before email, IMs, and text messages—writing a letter was a common way to stay in touch with family and friends across the miles… My father sent my mother regular love letters while […]

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