Sunday, December 21, 2014

Weekly Recap

 

Yesterday we went on a fun outing. Julie’s mom treated us to the Mummenschanz show in Montréal. What an excellent show! If you want to check out a sample of this unique and creative talent we experienced, then you can check out this video. The show was full of pantomime, props, light & shadow and interesting choreography.

 

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On the Blog:

 

On Monday, I introduced you to Michelle. She is from South Dakota, the state I grew up in. She has 50 penpals and has a wall of inspiration to keep the creativity flowing. Read her full interview here.

 

Julie gave us highlights of her 35th birthday on Tuesday. You can read her list of 35 points here.

 

On Wednesday, I posted a penpal ad from another Michelle in the USA. She’s a loud talker and loves the Golden Girls. You can see all 10 of her quirks here, maybe you’d be a great penpal for Michelle!

 

Julie has a new personal writing project and she shared the details with us on Thursday. I encourage you to leave a comment on her post if you’re interested in receiving a letter from the one and only (and very beautiful) Julie!

 

Friday was show and mail day. I posted a few of our outgoing letters for you to enjoy. Take a look!

 

And that’s our week! Today we’ve spent some time at the library writing letters. And this evening we are going to a friend’s house to watch a football game! I’m so excited because I love football and this will be my first chance to catch a game since I’ve been in Canada.

 
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Friday, December 19, 2014

Outgoing

 

Julie and I have been in a really great groove in our letter writing, so we have a few pieces of outgoing mail that we want to show you.

 

ToBecky

Julie’s pretty mail for her penpal Becky in the United States.

 

ToBonniesushi

This letter from Julie to Bonnie in Canada is sushi/fish themed.

 

ToBonnie 2

My letter to Bonnie in Canada is space creature themed.

 

ToBeth

Julie and I wrote a joint letter to send to our friend Beth in the United States.

 

ToLisa

Julie’s unique mail art for her penpal Lisa in France.

 

ToMike

I sent an intro letter to Mike in the United States.

 

ToSofieDec

No outgoing mail post should be without a letter to my penpal Sofie in Sweden.

 

ToEmDec

I created a Christmas mix CD and sent it to my penpal Elaine in Canada.

 
Since the holidays are upon us, we plan on spending quite a bit of time writing even more letters, so we’ll have more outgoing pieces to show you soon! And don’t forget about Julie’s new project, if you are interested in a letter from her, make sure to leave a comment on that post!

 

Hello!

My name is Julie and I'm 35.
I live in Québec (close to Montréal) and I speak French.

I write letters, I love stationery and I have a handwriting fetish. I often eat sushi, still feel like I'm 16 and only wear skirts & dresses (with colorful tights when it's cold).

I'm happier with a mind full of ideas, a mailbox full of letters from my penpals, a shop full of stationery, a house full of cats and a day full of hugs.

Read my Top 10 Quirks here.


This is me with my wife,
Denise. We met through the
League of Extraordinary
Penpals and are living
happily ever after amongst
piles of cats and stationery.

Denise blogs here
from time to time and is
the one in charge of the
social media: Facebook,
Twitter and Pinterest.

She's 39 years old,
from the United States,
and in love with me, washi
tape & imperial rolls.

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