Why I Collect 1: It keeps me balanced

My life is increasingly accelerated and myopic. Your life might be, too, but you’ve been to busy to realize it. I’m a technical artist and instructor of digital graphic arts. Both careers mean that little of my knowledge is permanent. Unlike, say, being a cooper, where one learns to make barrels, then spends a lifetime […]

Hello, I’m Matt LeClair and I collect postage stamps…

There, I said it. It’s out, and you know, it does feel better talking about things… This has honestly been a difficult thing to go public with. There’s a real stigma against stamp collectors, philatelists, and even though I’ve had a stamp collection since I was five, only my wife and immediate family know about […]