"Place, with a trace of humanity" Photography/Photo of the Day/Pittsburgh

” When You Care Enough…

to send the very best.”  Slogan originated in 1944. I used to send more greeting cards. They’d be late sometimes. Most times.  Some remember every occasion and send a lovely card. Well, one friend in particular I know.  And on time, too. I used to read cards as a stress relief.  Find an envelope if it was missing.

This display is current not vintage. Schwartz's Market South Side.

8 responses

  1. Sue Reinfeld

    It reminds me of the card displays at the old five and tens. There was one in Squirrel Hill called Autenrites (sic)


    November 14, 2010 at 8:07 am

  2. Laura M

    That’s a good price for a greeting card!


    November 14, 2010 at 8:15 am

  3. Kay Comini

    Wow! Right here in my neighborhood and I would have missed it if not for you. Thanks.


    November 14, 2010 at 9:38 am

  4. This society has forgotten how to remember and acknowledge each other…very sad. Always sent & received cards from/to family members for Valentines, Easter, T;giving & XMas…rather miss that human part of my life.


    November 14, 2010 at 10:59 am

  5. Sally

    I used to have wonderful pen pals who would write to me every week and I really looked forward to the mail. Long letters were fun to write and fun to receive. Now, it’s such a shame that it’s all done in e-mails and that the public takes advantage sometimes of the anonymity and they are cruel. I say “bring back the old days and old ways.”


    November 14, 2010 at 11:23 am

  6. erica

    Ruth! You are amazing, finding things all over Pittsburgh! My friend Elisa Beck, her family owns / runs the Schwartz market!! I am sure that she will be both surprise and delighted to receive this!!! XOXOXOOX Erica


    November 14, 2010 at 11:49 am

  7. Amy

    i love a good card. i save the good ones…i have ones from my grandmother and great aunts who have passed, and reading them always makes me smile.


    November 14, 2010 at 12:50 pm

  8. Brings me back to a little shop in Morris Plains that had the loveliest cards.


    November 15, 2010 at 3:02 pm

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