This is bringing a tear to our eyes
is look in the left-hand column and there it is, a friendly reminder that today is so and so’s special day. We write something on their wall and poof! Obligatory birthday wishes completed. But what about before Facebook? Sometimes we forget that there are those who have been remembering birthdays without the aid of Facebook or a digital alert, and more impressively–they sent cards. Cards that arrived in time for the actual celebration. Nowadays most of us are thrilled if our own family remember to send a card within the same month.
We’re impressed the card hasn’t gotten lost in the mail, or simply been misplaced.
It was bought way back in 1970 for 25 American cents. Considering a card nowadays is closer to a fiver, we’re jealous. A book of stamp costs more than the card!
And yet, the two have definitely gotten their money’s worth. The card seems to only get better with age:
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