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News Flash – Postage Rates Are Going Up – Again.

Doesn't it feel like it was just yesterday??? Why didn't I buy reams upon reams of rolls of Forever Stamps. Then I wouldn't have all these piddly 1-cent stamps laying around with my 2-cent stamps and my 39-cent stamps with my 41-cent stamps (the 100 count roll, of which there are about 50 left….)

So, here's the thing: We've talked about reading less because we are on computers more – is this the same reason the post office is raising stamp prices again? I love technology and can't get enough of it – but has it taken away from the old fashioned, sit-down-and-write letters that we used to do with our friends and family? Does the post office cringe every time a new-fangled gizmo/gadget appears on the internet – like MyFace, YouTube, and others. I pay my bills online, I write to my entire family (and friends) online. The only thing I stamp are Christmas cards and birthday cards. I mean, after all – tradition should hold for those two holidays.

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