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Going Postal

Losing Love (and Ice Cream) Through the Mail

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I learned the pleasure of exchanging letters as a child.

My grandmother and I, separated by 500 miles, corresponded every month. After her death I found my saved letters at the bottom of her closet. They spanned kindergarten to marriage.

They were never profound. The first was on a crumpled piece of looseleaf paper…




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Martha Manning, Ph.D.

Martha Manning, Ph.D.

Dr. Martha Manning is a writer and clinical psychologist, author of Undercurrents and Chasing Grace. Depression sufferer. Mother. Growing older under protest.

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