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Before reading a letter, take time to review the envelope that comes with it

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Before reading a letter, take time to review the envelope that comes with it

Notice its color, the nature of the handwriting on it, the placement of the addresses, study the stamp, among other things. When I was a child, I wrote an address on an envelope. I was at the library and showed the envelope to the librarian. He told me that I had placed the addressee’s address on the wrong location on the envelope. He addressed another envelope to show me the correct location for the address. I was grateful for the lesson but paid more attention to how the librarian dressed. He wore clothing that were decades old. This was the...

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