Category Archives: Postcards & Notecards

MAILBAG: Seattle, Washington

I’m always excited to get mail from readers who take me up on the Hometown Challenge. Two postcards arrived last week from Seattle!

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Two stamped & sealed “Banners Boys” postcards are off in this morning’s mail—one stamped with Ewan’s seal, and one with Zane’s seal! Which brother are you cheering on? Write to tell me, and you can receive a postcard as well!

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MAILBAG: Gonzales, Texas

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One of the reasons I issued the Byways Hometown Challenge was so I could get a peek at the different corners of the world where readers are from. Every place is special for one reason or another. And many towns have a claim to fame. Lately, my post office box has been bursting with good things. And so today, I’ll show you the lovely pile of postcards sent from Megan in Gonzales, Texas. Continue reading MAILBAG: Gonzales, Texas

MAILBAG: Stone Mountain, GA

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I love getting postcards from readers, especially when they come from places featured in the Byways books. Yesterday, I came home to a pile of mail from several different states. (I’ll share more about that later.) And I wanted to feature one that figures prominently into Byways, Book #4 Up the Mountain: A Ganix Johns Adventure. Continue reading MAILBAG: Stone Mountain, GA

MINNESOTA TRIP: Mini-Challenge

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My Hometown. I’ve mentioned before that I’m originally from a small town in Minnesota. My folks still live in the big old farmhouse where I grew up, and I adore revisiting it and them. I’ll be hopping on a northbound plane on Saturday (7/4), and I’ll spend several summer days re-exploring places that are dear to my heart. While I’m away, I’m issuing a special challenge to all Byways readers. Continue reading MINNESOTA TRIP: Mini-Challenge