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It started with the pen pals. Pre-pandemic, I fancied myself a serious person. I didn’t spend money on anything particularly frivolous, and didn’t spend much time creating things that weren’t somehow useful. Ephemera was not my thing. If I couldn’t eat it, read it, wear it, or hang it on a wall, it wasn’t for me (except for jigsaw…

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