Card 142 was inspired by Apparition Over Los Angeles by post office muralist Barse Miller. Miller is another artist whose work, over all, doesn’t do much for me. There are some gems, however. Apparition is sufficiently sketchy landscape-y enough to catch my eye, though I think I’d rather have it in jigsaw puzzle form than on my wall. And with that, I probably dealt poor Mr. Miller a horrific insult. For the record, I’d be totally down with Sketchy Space jigsaw puzzles. I’d be flattered, in fact. Then again, I don’t have my own wikipedia page. Hmmm…
COVID Card #142
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The United States Postal Service has been hit hard by the pandemic. Controlling elements of the Federal Government (the president and Republican Senate) do not want to provide aid to the service. So, it’s up to us. It may seem insignificant, but if we all sent just a few letters a week, we could help ensure that our daily, free mail delivery service continues. For the past (see the card number above) days, I have drawn a card each day and mailed it to someone the next day (none are sent on Sundays; two are sent on Mondays). Please consider mailing cards and letters while we still can for 55 cents (first class letter postage). If the USPS fails, you could find it costs $8 or more to send a letter. And that’s just one of the ways we will all lose if the USPS shuts down.