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Donovan Beeson
Chicago, IL
Craft Engineer & Co-Founder of the Letter Writers Alliance
Interests: comic books, maps, office supplies, mail, religious iconography, paper goods
Recent Activity
That makes me happy! It is a great stamp and an even better message.
Yesterday was National Voter Registration Day. In case you missed it, you can still register. Did you move? Remember to update your address! (Applies to yours truly.) L.W.A. long-time crush, The Portland Stamp Company, in conjunction with Plazm magazine, have... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2019 at Letter Writers Alliance
Unfortunately, it has been my experience that they dont come for those scheduled pick-ups.
Toggle Commented Sep 19, 2019 on Parcel Boxes at Letter Writers Alliance
Lately, it seems like nothing but doom-and-gloom reporting when it comes to the U.S.P.S. Just yesterday, the court found that the latest stamp increase of a nickel was illegal. Every other op-ed I read about it has a new speculation,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 18, 2019 at Letter Writers Alliance
Thank you for your membership and your letters!
(Image from Post & Parcel) While the corner mailbox in the U.S. is shrinking (I've been seeing reports of slot-only boxes; the horror!), the Royal Mail is taking an opposite approach. They are making nice big package boxes! From their... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2019 at Letter Writers Alliance
The week of September 23 - 29 has been branded "Thinking of You Week" and is a global effort to promote the sending of greeting cards. It's definitely sponsored and promoted by the Greeting Card Association, but hey, just like... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2019 at Letter Writers Alliance
It makes us sad too. Thank you so much for your kindness and membership!
Thank you for your understanding and support!
Thank you and welcome. Everyone who wants to write more letters will always be a member, whether we are here or not.
Thank you Nancy. We did consider that, but ultimately, I would still feel responsible and that would not be that answer that worker Kathy or I is looking for. Thank you for understanding.
Hi Karen, There are some left, but all are non-working. We may have another sale in September that might feature other machines. Thanks!
Toggle Commented Aug 27, 2019 on Informed Delivery at Letter Writers Alliance
Kathy and I are meeting next week to put together the fourth volume of our L.W.A. Book Club Newsletter. There's still time to send in your thoughts about our Summer pick, Sister Love: The Letters of Audre Lorde and Pat... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2019 at Letter Writers Alliance
Thank you! Well miss you too.
Thank you for being a member. You are what make us great!
We are downsizing at the L.W.A. studio due to our recent announcement and some ongoing landlord shenanigans. We have been offering some choice bits and bobs up online so that our whole community can participate, but now is the time... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2019 at Letter Writers Alliance
Thank you for all the kindness and support and the helpful links. We will have the PO Box for the foreseeable future. I may keep it personally as well.
Did you know that the USPS has a program where you can sign up to see images of your mail online before it gets delivered to your mailbox? It's called Informed Delivery. My mom uses it. She likes it OK.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2019 at Letter Writers Alliance
It has been out pleasure. Thank you for being a member!
Thank you!
Thank you!
It has been a true pleasure to connect with people like you. Thank you for being a member!
Yall are what has made this great! Thank you for being a member!
Thanks for being a member!
Thank you! We cant say it enough. Weve only been as good as our members have made us!