& here’s an occasion to ponder what “ephemera” might mean — a postcard published by Hard Press in 1978. Forty years later, it preserves what is supposed to be a specimen of Terrence Winch’s handwriting, though it doesn’t much resemble the handwriting Terry put on the reverse (message) side before mailing it this year. Something about the ephemeral that just won’t go away, the stubborn insistence of random particulars, etc. How like the world in that way and its doppelganger interwebs, where everything disappears, and yet the case of all that is remains.
Usually it’s the post office who sends the postcards back. But once in a while, a loyal reader like Blair E. will comment directly on a card & return it. Thanks, Blair —
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