logo

THIS IS THE NEW SERVER - WE ARE STILL TWEAKING IT
Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
silkfabric1999, ginamercedez, Kareen122, Whoundle42, knotty lace kid
58067 Registered Users
Forum Stats
58,067 Registered Members
417 Forums
117,027 Topics
832,169 Posts

Most users ever online: 615 @ 04/22/15 10:11 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Nancy Roussy 319
Mona - Astronomy 97
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches 58
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 55
"Rosie" 48
Deanna - New Age 47
Digital Art and Animation 42
Angie 26
Angela - Drama Movies 22
Michelle - Teen & Reading Editor 21
Ad Income Supports Charity
Topic Options
#645925 - 11/28/10 02:40 PM Stamps
Angela J. Shirley Offline
Tiger

Registered: 07/22/10
Posts: 6412


As a young girl back in Jamaica, West Indies I remember climbing up in my neighbor's attic just to be able to get some stamps off some old envelopes they had.

These were two old sisters who were kind enough to offer these envelopes to a young girl that was "addicted" to stamp collecting.

But as the years passed by, other things took my interest and finally at age 18 I gave up that hobby. I am now 52, but still smile at the memories of how I went about locating stamps for my collection. I spent "too much" cash on buying them through the mail order companies (lol).

Anyone still collecting stamps?

Or did in the past?
_________________________
fishMy Blog: How To Survive Unemploymentfish

Top
#684209 - 05/05/11 12:16 PM Re: Stamps [Re: Angela J. Shirley]
Angela J. Shirley Offline
Tiger

Registered: 07/22/10
Posts: 6412
Stamp collecting is the collecting of postage stamps and related objects. It is one of the world's most popular hobbies, with estimates of the number of collectors ranging up to 20 million in the United States alone. And a lot of folks are making some serious cash from this hobby? Are you?
Originally Posted By: Angela J. Shirley


As a young girl back in Jamaica, West Indies I remember climbing up in my neighbor's attic just to be able to get some stamps off some old envelopes they had.

These were two old sisters who were kind enough to offer these envelopes to a young girl that was "addicted" to stamp collecting.

But as the years passed by, other things took my interest and finally at age 18 I gave up that hobby. I am now 52, but still smile at the memories of how I went about locating stamps for my collection. I spent "too much" cash on buying them through the mail order companies (lol).

Anyone still collecting stamps?

Or did in the past?
_________________________
fishMy Blog: How To Survive Unemploymentfish

Top
#693874 - 06/08/11 04:32 PM Re: Stamps [Re: Angela J. Shirley]
Angie Offline
Elephant

Registered: 04/18/02
Posts: 4132
It is hard to engage kids in stamp collecting these days and the price of stamps hampers all but the most serious collectors.
_________________________
Angie
Life is Full of Surprises

Top
#733859 - 12/25/11 05:29 AM Re: Stamps [Re: Angela J. Shirley]
Angela J. Shirley Offline
Tiger

Registered: 07/22/10
Posts: 6412
I agree Angie, it is no longer about the fun of actually going out and asking folks for the stamps from they envelopes.

And with the post office threatening to shut down - yikes, it is going to be more expensive to pursue this hobby.

Thanks for stopping by and sharing with us!
_________________________
fishMy Blog: How To Survive Unemploymentfish

Top

Moderator:  Gary - Stamps 

Want to reply? Register as a Forum Member - it's quick, free and fun!
Brand New Posts
Choosing the Right Tennis Pro
by Sandy - Golf+Tennis Pro
Tennis
Today at 04:55 PM
New Review: Zootopia!
by Rick - Funny Flicks
Comedy Movies
Today at 04:49 PM
Spiders!
by Nancy Roussy
Clairvoyance
Today at 04:40 PM
Lodging in Yosemite
by Korie - California/Yoga Editor
California
Today at 04:03 PM
Christmas at Sea Knitting Charity
by Korie - California/Yoga Editor
Knitting
Today at 03:55 PM
Reaching out to the Yoga Community
by Korie - California/Yoga Editor
Yoga
Today at 03:47 PM
What is your stress level today?
by Nancy Roussy
Stress Management
Today at 11:41 AM
Tea Quotes
by mary-tea1
Tea
Today at 11:25 AM
"Green Things" Green Team Member Ideas
by mary-tea1
Tea
Today at 11:18 AM
NHL making trades right now
by Nancy Roussy
Ice Hockey
Today at 11:15 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online
0 registered (), 86 Guests and 3 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2015 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.