I am fairly keen on the game of imaginary correspondence. Later this summer I will posting a series on just what this is and how to do it. In the meantime, stories keep arriving in my mailbox. Here is the most recent:
TRANSCRIPTION: "Dear Merys -- You were, as usual, exactly right -- these Americas are full of optimism and awing momentum I've never seen in Murakush or my own dear Carpathia. I'll fill our next tea (you told me 2010? How odd.) with tales of electron power and ether telegraphs! Your Dear Mimsy.