Letter to the editor: Pen pals can help you shelter in place
Last updated 5/13/2020 at 12:14pm
May I share a suggestion for the “Shelter In Place” we are experiencing?
As a child, due to circumstances beyond my control, I experienced social isolation. It appears in a myriad of ways and creates various individual responses. I learned early on that an engaging and win-win outlet was to send cards, letters, and create art mail. This ensured a stable and ongoing social outlet and a two-way-street for mutual connection.
Engaging in correspondence also provided an emotional safety net as well as developing writing skills and creative expression. And pure joy in the mailbox. Som...