Oh, Brother!
Published in

Oh, Brother!

Philatelists

Every stamp has a story

Illustration by Mika Laulainen

The art of stamp collecting — philately — might seem like a thing of the past, given how much these days we use email, social media, and shared drives in the cloud to send messages, documents, and photos.

But postage stamp collections are anything but passé. My millennial friends who collect stamps tell me that they have a huge appreciation for the designcraft of tiny artwork…

--

--

--

Diversions and collections – The adventures of two brothers in the mid-1970s [FAL:55]

Recommended from Medium

We Need More Stories Where Nothing Works Out, and Here’s Why

Happy Birthday Libra + This Week’s Horoscope Sept. 28 — Oct. 4

Zorascope

Do You Believe in Aliens?

Hazardous to your Health

In Memory of a Lab Partner

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
David Laulainen

David Laulainen

I write about how small achievable changes to everyday habits can have bigger global impact. Stories: medium.com/oh-brother

More from Medium

Social and Emotional Learning — A misunderstanding

III. Making It Playable

Why Lesbian Relationships Turn Into Disasters — And How To Finally Find Lasting Queer Love