TEMPORAL TREASURES celebrates and promotes efforts and materials to write letters, cards, and notes, aiming to build interpersonal connections, emotional well-being, creative expression, and communication skills.
A heartfelt message to a friend, family member, romantic partner, colleague, service provider, or acquaintance is sometimes the most precious gift we can give at a pivotal moment in time, yet costs relatively little.
TEMPORAL TREASURES is designed to provide:
- Writing tips for a variety of occasions and circumstances
- Inspirational prompts for corresponding, including #StationerySundays
- Curated galleries of and resources from stationery designers and products
- Innovative tools and techniques for corresponding electronically
- Exclusive interviews with special guests
To learn more, read on!
Attending my first National Stationery Show at New York City’s iconic Javits Center as part of Sent-Well‘s crew in 2018 opened a door for me to the vast — and welcoming — community of stationery makers, suppliers, and retailers. From industry superstars like Papyrus to one-person indie startups, a huge range of talents, styles, andContinue reading “2020 Card Industry Webinar Answers 5 Timely Questions”
When we hear about elderly people, it’s far too often in the context of frailty: health conditions (especially high susceptibility to COVID-19 these days), declining cognitive functions, chronic pain, and/or loneliness. Less emphasized yet also prevalent among older individuals — sometimes to a much greater extent than in the young — are vast reserves ofContinue reading “#StationerySundays (8/2/20) – Older and Wiser”
In 2011, the United Nations General Assembly established the International Day of Friendship — which falls on July 30 each year — in the spirit of strengthening trust, finding common ground, and mitigating conflict. Per the U.N. website, this special day is based on the idea that “friendship between peoples, countries, cultures, and individuals canContinue reading “Happy International Friendship Day!”
This year has been exceptionally tough for humanity, and it’s only July. COVID-19 has been infecting and killing people around the world at alarming rates, and healthcare systems are exceeding their capacity. Entire segments of the business and nonprofit world are imploding, and unemployment is through the roof. Schooling is upended. The deep fault linesContinue reading “Arts and Letters…and Quarantine”
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