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    Quarantine Pen Pals

    I’ve been an avid snail mailer for years now, so when one of my best friends suggested that we start a pen pal program during quarantine, I was all in. Four of my best friends and I currently live in different cities in different states. Even though we text daily and call weekly, it’s not quite the same as seeing my friends in person. Sending each other postcards and letters is a great way to keep in contact. How to Start A Quarantine Pen Pal Program Here are tips on how to start your own pen pal program within your group of friends. 1. Find a few friends who are…

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    The Art of Letter Writing

    My best friend, Caitlin, and I have spent the last four years corresponding via mail more than text, emails, or phone calls. I love that we each have a record of the years we spent in college and our transition post-college. I love how we both save up our best anecdotes for our letters – even if we give each other a call before we receive our replies. Now that I have more time on my hands, I have become more interested in art form of letter-writing. While I’m waiting for Caitlin to write back, I find myself obsessing over how to write my next letter, from my writing instruments…