COVID Card #288

February 17, 2021 | 0 comments

Alzira Peirce was a bit of a Renaissance woman. At age 8, she was homesteading in Montana; at age 13, she moved to New York to work for an uncle who was an architect. Between then and her death at age 102, she painted, drew, wrote poetry, taught art, worked for the Red Cross and as a union organizer, and, of course, painted a couple of post office murals: Ellsworth, Lumber Port (Ellsworth, Maine) and Shipwreck at Night (South Portland, Maine).

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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.

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