logo

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
AnaRuggeri, DolphinNose, chrisandiano, Sarah - English Culture, Lisa Bale
58314 Registered Users
Forum Stats
58,314 Registered Members
417 Forums
119,008 Topics
844,787 Posts

Most users ever online: 615 @ 04/22/15 10:11 AM
Top Posters (30 Days)
Nancy Roussy 241
Mona - Astronomy 130
Celestine - Baptist Editor 47
Connie - ADD/Sandwiches/Reading 39
Angie 35
Angela - Drama Movies 26
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 20
Angel S. Class 16
Susan Helene Kramer 15
Korie - California/Yoga/Knitting Editor 13
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: 4771
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
Simple Sewing Kits
by Cheryl - Sewing Editor
Sewing
Expect a Blessing
by Celestine - Baptist Editor
Baptist
Heart Condition of Love
by Celestine - Baptist Editor
Baptist
Where are you and how is the weather?
by Mona - Astronomy
Inspiration
Doodling Spacecraft *new article*
by Mona - Astronomy
Astronomy
What are you looking forward to today?
by Nancy Roussy
Self Development
08:22 AM
What will you do today?
by Nancy Roussy
Inspiration
08:19 AM
What's your Typical Daily Menu?
by Nancy Roussy
Low Carb
08:13 AM
Did you dream last night?
by Nancy Roussy
Dreams
08:10 AM
What scriptures did you study today?
by Celestine - Baptist Editor
Baptist
06:47 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
3 registered (Cheryl - Sewing Editor, Nancy Roussy, Celestine - Baptist Editor), 99 Guests and 2 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Ad Income Supports Charity



| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2016 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.