COVID Card #290

February 19, 2021 | 0 comments

I was this || close to skipping Eugene Kingman. I don’t get much inspiration from realistic landscapes no matter how well done they are. If you look deep enough, you’ll find that he made some fairly sketchy lithographs and a mural with dinosaurs! Kingman made nine post office murals (or one and two groups): History of Hyattsville (Hyattsville, Maryland); The Hurricane, Seeconk River, East Providence, The Map, and After the Storm (East Providence, Rhode Island); and Cretaceous Landscape, Excavation, and Tertiary Aquatic Life (Kemmerer, Wyoming).

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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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