‘It’s an evolution of the “We didn’t realize we were things that have interested me over the past four years’ making memories, we just knew Julie Tarbuck, philatelist, on her personal stamp collections At each meeting, members will focus on a theme and present to other members stamps or other postal objects that relate. According to a recent Sequim Gazette story by Matthew Nash, at their Aug. 3 meeting, their “show and tell” centered on the letter “D” and despite not every piece being directly linked to the letter or even stamps, club members didn’t mind. Collectors spoke about researching Swiss stamps, awaiting letters from friends out of the country with unique postage, working on the Port Townsend ferry and many other things. “I learn something new every time I come up,” Munn said. Stamp collecting can fit almost anybody, Osborne said. It’s a good
we were having fun.” – Winnie the Pooh
hobby for quiet people, and by being a part of a club, members can make new friends who share in the same interests. “I have watched interactions where stamp people take care of other stamp people. It’s just a family. You share so much of the same interest even though you’re not collecting the same thing at all. The spirit is there,” Osborne said. The Strait Stamp Society meets the first Thursday of each month at the Sequim Library, 630 N. Sequim Ave. at 6 p.m. There are no dues expected, but donations are appreciated. For more information about the Strait Stamp Society, visit www. straitstamp.org.
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