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Cate Ferrall sent me a newsy description of what’s going on at P.S. 10, her school in New York. She’s got Ms. Chan as her teacher, and she says “… at my school they are going to all (childrend & staff) hold hands around the school because Gov. Cuomo is going to grade teachers on…

“Valentines for the hole class.”

Cate Ferrall made valentines for the entire class — and she liked the duct tape I sent her.  (She uses it to decorate backpacks, letters, and whatever else strikes her fancy). I loved her note… I’d sent her a few things for Valentine’s Day, hence the note.  I especially liked her first line — “I…

Happy Valentine’s Day from my penpal Cate.

CATE FERRALL is a devoted penpal.  I sent her a Valentine’s Day card, and she made sure I got to see her moment of glory, surrounded by all the cards & flowers she received.  I loved the instant gratification and was delighted to see her happy smile. Please Share

St. Regis does it right.

Adam Silverman and I both like stationery from hotels. Not many supply it anymore. When I spied this group from the St. Regis in San Francisco, I swiped it all — and sent half of it to Adam, whom I know will appreciate my haul. Please Share

A visit from my New York penpal.

I gave my penpal Cate a fantastic set of pens — a carousel of them with every color you could imagine.  I mailed it to her in New York, where she promptly seems to have put many of them to work. When she and her Daddy, m y friend David, came to visit today on…

Origami cat.

Cate Ferrall is developing a love of paper.  Third grade.  My penpal is very busy, she writes.  But between carving her Halloween pumpkin and doing her homework, she found time to write.  She also included a darling Origami “cat” she’d made.  I loved it — I remember folding paper when I was her age and…