In the era of smartphones and text messages, the postcard has taken a bit of a hit. Sure, you could take time to go to a gift shop, select the best taken-at-sunset aerial photo of wherever you are, then try to find a place that'll sell you stamps, and take the time to write a note to all of your friends, find somewhere to mail it, and then beat the postcard home and tell your loved ones all about it before it arrives.
Or, you can snap a photo with your phone and text it to all your friends, email to your parents, and upload it to Facebook for the rest of the world to see.
Which is too bad, methinks, cause I think postcards are pretty cool, and need a revisiting. A tiny, little, awesome r… read more