Pen Pals and Some Nonsense

‘Sup! I am hanging at Starbucks tonight. I am trying to edit some photos but my silly laptop is slow in her old age. She overheats and shuts down occasionally. I really, really hope to get an iMac in the next year. We actually have a fund dedicated to this cause stored in a Nalgene bottle under our bed. I am hoping that baby fills up quick! :)

So, anyway… I have been sitting here listening to good music and then started wishing that I had a friend that I could exchange and share music with. Then, I thought, “Why not post on Twitter?” Then, I proceeded to think up this plan to post on Twitter something like, “I will send something special to the first 5 people who reply saying they will send me a music mix! It’ll be a fun little exchange!” I then thought, “Hey, dummy. Why not just get some pen pals?”

Liiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiight buuuuuuuuuuulb.

So, yeah. Who wants to be my penpal? First 4 to comment are my new mail buddies! I would say 5, but my darling friend Katja gets the first spot. ;)

I hope I get four of you to comment! I want this to be something that sticks. I love getting mail and I love to send gifts. So, please leave a comment and tell me what your favorite thing to get in the mail is. Don’t worry, if you are commenter numero 5 or higher, I may just send you something anyway. :)

**EDIT** So, I can’t say no to you guys!! You all can be my pen pals! I will just send you all stuff randomly. ;) Yay!

Other Thursday thoughts:

1. I miss having bangs like the photo above. I kind of miss having long hair. I think it is mainly because it was easier to wear most hats. ha!

2. Starbucks is crazy cold! I am wearing a long sleeve shirt, jeans, boots, and headscarf, and my jacket and I am still shivering!

3. My hair is driving me insane! I luckily have a hair appointment tomorrow. Thinking about going dark again. I think white hair is just too much to maintain right now. Thoughts??

4. I am itching to travel and to do what I want. I’m so tempted to quit my job (again) and just stop working, but this time take the boy on the journey with me. How amazing would that be? ;) Obviously, this can’t happen until all that crazy debt is gone. If any rich person out there feels the need to help out a girl with debt, feel free to get in touch. haha

5. Nashville is awesome. I make friends everywhere I go. People are so interested in getting to know you when they talk with you. It’s completely different than most other places I have been. I truly love this city.

And finally, I will leave you with this…

… Y e p.

love, erin

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41 comments
  1. Kell said:

    I love to recieve anything in the mail that isn’t a bill lol…. i would love to be your penpal if you’ll have me!

    • I hear that! haha Of course! Send me an email with your information in it so I have it. :) Yay!

  2. Layla said:

    I love receiving inspiration, like songs to listen to or magazine clippings. I love this idea. I’ll be your pen pal if you’ll have me too :)

    • Yay! :) Send me an email with your info. ;)

  3. Am I the third one? I would love to have a pen pal, especially a fellow photographer.

  4. Angela said:

    I want to bee ur pal…miss u girly

      • angela said:

        did you get my email by chance…wasnt sure i sent it to the right place?

      • Yes, sorry dear. I have all emails I am getting. Just trying to figure out a balance for it all. <3

  5. chelsea said:

    i just recently posted about being pen pals, too! my mail info is on my blog! i love sending and receiving photos and cute letters!

    • Sweet! Can you email it to me, too? It’ll be easier for me to find when I need it. :) Thanks, dear! I am excited to be pen pals!

  6. Tracey said:

    I’ll be your pen pal! :)
    I have never had one before, it would be fun!

  7. Caitlin said:

    Aww, I think I’m number 5, but if you’re looking for a fifth penpal you know where to find me :) My favorite thing to get in the mail is a really personal letter. With a picture or two maybe. :) <3

    • Email me your info and we’ll start writing! ;)

  8. Hi Erin! I would love to be your pen pal too if you would have me! :D
    I am not sure if you’d like my music mix coz I am way older than you haha! but i’ll still share with you. :D

    • I think you would be surprised at the large amount of music I love. haha Email me, dear. ;)

  9. My name is Erin too! And though I am comment number 17, I would love to be your penpal! I like getting mail in general. I also like music.

    • Feel free to write me an email with your info! :)

      erin at erinsunday dot com. Can’t wait to hear from you!

  10. Hej Erin,

    great idea. I like to get to know people through real mail and to read/hear their story. So i like getting letters, postcards and cute stickers.
    Even if i´m not the fifth i would like to send you something. Wish you a great weekend.
    Greetings from overseas. Astrid

    • Shoot me an email with your info! :)

      erin at erinsunday dot com.

  11. Kristy said:

    Oh I am saddened to see I am not one of the first four to comment. I’ve been a ‘fan’ of you when I found out you were in the USMC which is a geek moment for me.

    • Hey, it’s totally cool. Email me. :)

      erin at erinsunday dot com

  12. Lúthien said:

    I’d love too. I’ve been looking for a pen pal for sometime now. But somehow the responses stop after two email or so. Which is too bad! Because I love getting email too.
    Anyway, I hope you find some pen pals that stick!

    • Well if you would like, email me with your info and you can be on the list, too. :)

      erin at erinsunday dot com

  13. Annie said:

    Dang! I was on a road trip and missed this post! :) I love pen pals, just a handwritten note every now and then in the mail makes everything a little better. I hope you find some, and if you ever want something in the mail you can let me know too! :)

    • Let’s be pen pals, silly!

      erin @ erinsunday dot com

      email me your info

  14. This is a great idea. I would love to be your pen pal friend and share music, photography, crafty things and lovely things I found :)

    • Sweet! Email me your info.

      erin at erinsunday dot com

  15. Ashtin Paige said:

    Well darn! My post didn’t go through. I’ll just keep creepin’ on your blog and leave more comments :)

    • Did it not? Do you want to be pen pals? If so, email me your info!

      erin at erinsunday dot com

  16. CaL said:

    Liiiight Buuuuulb! You are amazing Erin! I still wanna be a vagabond world traveler with you, until then I’d LOVE to be a pen pall! Email me! You have it!!! Or…you should. I think you even have my digits! EMAIL!

    Freeze Ray!

    • Yes! Let’s be pen pals, love!

      Email me if I don’t email you first. =D

  17. lauren said:

    I love pen pals! I know a lot of people commented, but if you fancy an overseas pal, I’m all yours!

    • Another pen pal never hurt! Email me!

      erin at erinsunday dot com

  18. Tabitha said:

    Ilive in London,UK and would love to be a penpal.

    • Yes! I would love a London pal! Email me at erin at erinsunday dot com

  19. Shawnee said:

    Fun! I just discovered your blog like two minutes ago.. you seem fun! i also love love snail mail & music!

  20. Josfdh said:

    I think this is a outlook. I very often mingle with people who perfer say merely the things which they make believe we would like to consider. Fine moreover perfectly created! I most definitely will turn back to your blog for sure !

    In conclusion , let me thank you for your patience with my English as (I’m persuaded you have become aware this at this time ,), English is not my first tongue hence I am utilizing Google Translate to form out what to write what I truly wish to say.

  21. Rosa said:

    Wow, you already have tons of pen pals! If it’s not too late to join the gang, I’d like to be one, too!

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