Articles for tag: Penpals

Friends for Life–writing to Penpals

With the Postal Service threatening to postpone Saturday service, I am trying to do my part to keeping the Postal Service alive: I write to penpals. I was President of the Penpal Club in high school, and at one time I had as many as fifteen penpals! They have been from all over the US ...

Karla News

How to Learn a Foreign Language Fast for Free

There is one thing that always amazes the new round of college freshman – the fact that the years they spent studying a foreign language in high school was essentially worthless. They learned nothing. So, they start fresh in college, where the classes are harder and faster paced, and they are sure they’ve got it ...

Karla News

Italy Vs. America – Cultural Differences

In high school I became penpals with an Italian girl named Monica. We corresponded regularly, and it was a great thrill to actually be able to meet her the summer following my senior year, when I toured Europe with a band and choir. A few years later, Monica and her friend Olga came to the ...

Karla News

Gift Ideas Under $25 for 10 Year Old Girls

It’s that time of the year again. Holiday shopping time. Do you have a 10 year old girl that you need to shop for? Would you like to stay away from all the high tech, expensive toys? Are you stumped at the thought of what you should purchase for her? If so, here are a ...

Karla News

First Person: Giving Birth to My Godchild

Some people just know what they want in life. I knew a guy who was dead set on becoming a neurologist from the time he was four. Another friend knew she’d become a psychologist. As for my best friend, Britney, she wanted to be a mom and she wasn’t going to accept no for an ...

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Free Penpal Websites for Kids

Kids looking for online penpals will discover there really aren’t very many free penpal websites especially for kids. Free penpal websites for kids are becoming fewer and fewer, but there are still a handful of kids penpals websites online. Some penpal websites for kids that used to be free are now charging a yearly fee, ...