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Happy National Pony Express Day!

national pony express dayHello!

I know that technically the pony express was the beginning of a transcontinental communication system but how am I supposed to celebrate that today? Obviously this mail delivery system is a little bit archaic in the modern world and equally obsolete so there’s no way I could just hop on over to the pony post and snap a photo with a delivery steed. Tricky, huh? Well, that’s the nature of this blog – there are just a few wacky holidays that throw themselves in here and, in turn, throw me for a loop. That’s when I find myself a loophole. So I may not be able to celebrate with the pony express but I can celebrate with some plain old ponies! The annual trip to the fair with G&G always ensures a visit to the horse barn where we snack on some majorly greasy curly fries and enjoy some really talented horse riding and showmanship. Ponies – check, express? – not quite. Oh, well – that will work for today. See you tomorrow for more holiday fun!

Carrie

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Happy National Postage Stamp Day!

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Hello,

In the future our grandchildren are going to ask us what ‘stamps’ are and why you had to put a 45 cent sticker in the corner of an ‘envelope’ and have someone ‘hand deliver’ your ‘letter’ to your friend. Then you’re going to take out your ancient 3-D (only, I know) iPad and point to this picture and explain that when we were kids the Postal Service was already going downhill and as much as it was a money-sucking, antiquated service we still felt like we needed it. We’ll explain that it was reassuring to know that your mail would reach you no matter wind, nor snow, nor sleet, nor hail. If anything was so important, it was your letter. However, Sundays were off. And Saturdays… Eventually I believe that these Forever stamps will be forever ago and just like my mother passed on stories of the milk man part of my legacy will be the USPS.

Carrie

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