Both flowers and ghosts seem woefully out of season by this point, but far be it from me to let my irregular blogging schedule keep them out of the spotlight!
My new patented Grad School Mail Schedule™ (i.e., writing approximately one million letters at once during any break from courses) means that I receive letters in bulk too — I haven’t had much mailbox activity since I caught up on my mail over Thanksgiving. Fortunately, I still have some gorgeous September and October mail to show off: how time flies!
This booklet-style letter from Canada continues to astound me. It’s been a while since I experimented with any more innovative letter styles – chalk it up to a desire to not spend my TA stipend on washi tape, as I did in days of yore – but I have to admit that this one tempted me to try again!
This cosmic print and Impressionist envelope paired together perfectly – if only the post office hadn’t ripped its edge! I’m thankful that these beautiful colors can survive any amount of wear and tear, since they were perfectly curated by my pen pal.
I’ll conclude with an obligatory pen-pal-fiancé update: it’s probably no surprise that I’m eager to marry someone who sent me a Song of the Sea-esque universe-of-jellyfish folding letter inside an Over the Garden Wall envelope! Meant to be…