Just A Bit Of This ‘N That

Filosofa's Word

I’m not ranting tonight, but just have a couple of little things that crossed my radar …


The cost of a letter

I remember when it cost a nickel, 5 cents, to mail a letter.  And then it was a dime.  Through the years, the cost of mailing a letter or a package has increased, which is to be expected as the cost of delivering the mail has increased.  However, the announcement yesterday that the cost of mailing a letter will soon become 58 cents, more than half a dollar, rattled me a bit.  Gone are the days when I can afford to buy and mail 50 Christmas cards to send to friends ‘n family.  Thankfully, there is email.  However, we still like to send physical cards to friends and loved ones at birthdays and holidays, and not all of us can sneeze at 58 cents to mail a damn…

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