Christine DiMattei http://blog.wlrn.org en Old Postcards Offer Glimpse Of South Florida's Appealing (And Appalling) History http://blog.wlrn.org/post/old-postcards-offer-glimpse-south-floridas-appealing-and-appalling-history <p>In this digital age, when vacationers to South Florida can grab their smartphones and send jealousy-inducing photos to friends and family within seconds, it’s hard to believe the humble postcard is still hanging in there.</p><p>Visit most any local souvenir shop and there they are, usually on one or two racks tucked behind the seashell bracelets and painted coconuts.&nbsp; But Sarasota author Liz Coursen doesn’t think much of the postcards being sent from Florida these days.</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 18:44:37 +0000 Christine DiMattei 17883 at http://blog.wlrn.org Old Postcards Offer Glimpse Of South Florida's Appealing (And Appalling) History