Until today, I only had one postcard in my collection from Egypt. At least a couple people have sent me postcards from there but they’ve never arrived. A friend mailed me postcards from Egypt back in February – everyone got their postcard ages before me.
I was convinced that I was under some curse and was destined by the Nile gods to never more receive any modern-day papyrus scrolls from their land.
Until today, and this arrived in my mailbox:
The practice depicted is as bad as it looks. The back side of the postcard relates some details:
Thankfully, the Egyptian postal service seems to have improved over the years. I hope circumcision has as well.