These days (at least I didn’t start with “Kids these days” though really as adults are being more than childish is should be “adults these days” — lordy, not three words in and I’ve already digressed) we use digital/electronic means of communication more than any other form. We often have to guess if someone is making a joke or being sarcastic; or we resort to emojis and acronyms to get our feelings across. Long gone are the days when one might receive a perfume-scented letter with fully thought-out and crafted complete sentences professing undying love (tee hee).
To its credit, the USPS has tried to use technology to make mailing letters more fun and interesting. In 2018, the USPS released its first (and only, I believe) set of scratch and sniff stamps. I must have had my head too far up my computer’s…eh-hem…to have noticed. It’s kind of sad, really. You know I would have a sheet of those suckers — well, ice cream bars, really — on my shelf.