Samara O'Shea

Archive for February, 2012

Mailing the Love

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope you’re feeling the love. These are letters traveling to my loved ones. . .

This pretty postcard is on its way to Erica and Aubrey in Texas thanking them for the card they sent me (two blogs ago). Card courtesy of Hope Wallace Karney.

This is a thank you note on its way to Laurie–event coordinator of the Little Theater at Harcum college–for having me there last Thursday. The clever postcard design is by Missive Maven and was generously gifted to me by reader Mike from Virginia.

And now for the cards (three of each) going out to good friends.

The inside before I add my own sentiments. . .

Finally, a Valentine’s Day quote:

“To love somebody is not just a strong feeling–it is a decision, it is a judgement, it is a promise. If love were only a feeling, there would be no basis for the promise to love each other forever. A feeling comes and it may go.” ~ Erich Fromm, The Art of Loving

Happy 200!

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

To Charles Dickens. Photo taken in front of the Free Library of Philadelphia:


The 1st Valentine of 2012 . . .

Sunday, February 5th, 2012

. . .has arrived. It may very well be my only Valentine of 2012, and that’s just fine. I’m starting to get excited about the Valentines I’m going to send. As for the one I received, it’s a pretty postcard from Erica and Aubrey. That’s my good friend, former roommate and her six-month-old daughter who I have yet to meet. They live in Texas, and I hope to visit later this year.

I’ve been MIA recently and that’ll most likely be the case until after my love-letter writing workshop this Thursday. I wish I could transport you there!