As you may have noticed, there’s some drama happening over the U.S. Postal Service — their funding has been dire since April, and with new leadership, package delays, worries about voting by mail, etc., there’s a lot going around about why you should support the post office. Fortunately, it’s really easy to do — just buying stamps helps the USPS.
Buying stamps online is easy and opens up a world of pretty stamps — there are so many nice ones online! I’m kind of a fan of the 19th Amendment stamps celebrating women’s right to vote (available for preorder now), but there are also “voices of the Harlem Renaissance” featuring authors like Nella Larsen, and “American Gardens,” such as the one featuring the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. I may have to get a pack of the stamps celebrating the first moon landing for my space buff dad.
Most of these stamps are limited edition, but some stick around for a while, like the classic Breast Cancer Research stamps.