Recently, the US Postal Service announced that they may cancel Saturday mail service around the country. Of course, with so much of our communication being conducted online, it makes financial sense for USPS to do this, but this trend of less actual mail being sent is sort of sad to me. Even before I got into this industry, I took great satisfaction in sitting at my dining room table, going through the stack of bills, writing checks, sealing up the envelope, applying stamps. Same goes for writing a friend a small note of thanks, or wishing them a happy birthday through the mail. I just love the sense of accomplishment I feel, holding a stack of letters, taking them to the post office, knowing that I completed a task, or that someone soon will receive a little good cheer in their mailbox.
The post offices on the east coast have that old world appeal- this one shot in Boston.[/caption] There's definitely a beauty to be found in these simple pleasures, and I'm happy to be doing my part to keep the mail alive.
Photo of our VIntage stamps from Elizabeth Messina.
If only my desk view was always this serene- shot on location in indiana from our monogram collection photo shoot by Elizabeth Messina.