Before you conclude that this is just really bizarre, you’ve got to try this one time. You see, here’s a service that will allow you to create an envelope which is lined with a Google map of any location you choose. (I told you you’d think it’s bizarre.) Just go to


then pick a location and message, print it, fold along dotted lines, stamp and mail. It’s a great visual way to connect with supporters! And your kids (or the kid in you) will love it. (Thanks to Heidi, who saw this tip in Reader’s Digest, June/July 2010, p 20.)