making me happy // mailing a letter

mailaletter1 mailaletter2 mailaletter3 mailaletter4 mailaletter5 Last night I finally wrote a letter to my pen pal Haya in Ontario, which I’d been putting aside for a month. This morning, on my walk, I took the letter along and stopped at the Canada Post box at the Community Guest Home, the one where I mail most of my letters, since it’s the closest one to my house.

There is something so physical and real about mailing a letter, so much more than clicking “Send” on an email. I love holding the real letter, for one thing, the paper texture, the thickness of the papers inside, the handwritten addresses, any decorations. And I love opening the heavy metal door, putting the letter in, shutting it closed with a clang. And I always open it up again to check and make sure the envelope went down into the box.

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1 Response to making me happy // mailing a letter

  1. haya says:

    wahoo! hopefully it will come at just exactly the right moment this week.

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