Oh dear, I missed this one. This lovely commemorative stamp was released on the 20th of June. I'm rather struck by its modern look. I'm not normally a fan of photographic stamps, but the type treatment on this is well done. You can read more about it at Beyond the Perf.
In this era of instantaneous communication, a handwritten letter is a rare and wondrous item. The Letter Writers Alliance is dedicated to preserving this art form. Prepare your pen and paper, moisten your tongue, and get ready to write more letters! (Read the full mission statement here.)
Thursday, March 20th
Chicago, IL Fountain Pen Workshop
Chicago Public Library
West Town Branch
1625 W. Chicago Ave. 6:30-7:45 pm
RSVP required: Please call to 312-743-0450 or visit the West Town branch to register.