Tuesday, June 8, 2010

I've Got a Pen Pal!


When is that last time that you wrote a letter?   On National Letter Day, ElizabethHD at French Village Life, posted the idea of writing letters to other bloggers.  Bravely she allowed readers of her blog the opportunity to sign up if we were interested.  Then she paired us off and I was so lucky to have been paired with Pondside.

When I was younger my pen pals were usually my cousins.  I really enjoyed writing Karen, in Noblesville, Indiana and Brenda in St. Paul but now I'm more likely to Skype than even send emails these days.  It was somewhat relaxing to find a quiet time to sit down and write a letter.  And now I'm anxiously checking my mailbox every day, waiting for an envelope!

Can't wait to share a bit more info about my new pen pal!!!  

18 comments:

  1. How fun! Can't wait to hear all about it!

    Nancy

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  2. i think letter writing is great. i do this weekly wth my college roomie. rose

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  3. What a fabulous idea! Have fun with it!
    xoxo Pattie

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  4. What a fun idea! I'm sorry I missed out on this opportunity. And Pondside is one of my favorite blogs. What a treat to correspond with each other.

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  5. I agree with you, nowadays we are lazy... we prefer a fast technology instead of a traditional letter. Have a nice day, Anita Camilla

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  6. I think the idea of actually corresponding with a blogging friend is wonderful. Several years ago, I read that within 20 years, one of the most "collectible" items would be handwritten letters. I have proper stationery, lovely notecards, several fountain pens and a lot of ink. It has been far, far too long since I've sat down at my desk and used any of it. This is something I must ponder.

    Noblesville: My son had his first job there after college. Nice area.

    Best,
    Bonnie

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  7. What a wonderful idea! I enjoy both of your blogs. You will be perfect penpals together!

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  8. Mine is off into the hands of Canada Post and the US Mail - can't wait to receive yours!

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  9. I was catching up on my blog reading this AM and saw that you were in SC this past weekend and was wondering if you were on HH island? I loved your past posts. Yes it is so true about having friends and one true friend. Hold your friends close to your heart because I have had two leave my life way to quickly and miss them dearly. If they come into your head don't delay calling them on the phone or now you can write them a letter. Letter writing is almost a lost art form. Sorry I missed in on joining in on that fun.
    Joyce

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  10. I miss the days of letter-writing and opening my mailbox to find envelopes that have been hand-addressed. Enjoy your pen pal!

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  11. I'm having a great give away and would like you to invite to join in ;)

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  12. I found out about this too late to join in, however I really look forward to hearing more, as Pondside is one of my favourite bloggers.
    Have fun.
    Maggie

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  13. How fun.
    I had a German pen pal when I was little, and it made going to the mail box so exciting!

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  14. I did this last year on another blog and my pen pal and I exchanged some lovely letters. It was fun to watch the mailbox for something besides bills and charity requests. I think you and Pondside will have a lot of fun!

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  15. I miss writing letters! I had a pen pal for 7 years before I finally met him in Paris; it was a meeting that should never had happened because I preferred him in his letters than in person.

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  16. "If you haven't any charity in your heart you have the worst kind of heart trouble" to cure it help people, let's unite for one good cause, be a volunteer"save lives"!mawaddainternationalaid

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