If You Save Packaging Materials

Handwriting never changes much.

Handwriting changes little over time.

…you never know what you’ll come across.  Padded envelopes with the return addresses of total strangers (past lovers whose names have been forgotten? eBay sellers?), tiny unopened gifts, or — the best — cryptic notes written on wrapping paper that you just can’t decode, like this one.

Horse people are weird, but... PETER MANNING?

Horse people are weird, but… Peter Manning?

I know it’s from Gina by the handwriting. Did it go with Peter Manning, at right? I don’t think so. What else could she have sent me that seemed absurd? Any number of things, really. Which is why I so anticipate her boxes.

Mailing random gifts is a lost art. Let’s mail a bunch right now, keep the USPS in biz. Do it.

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