December seems to be the month in which mailboxes rise in prominence. Anticipations of Christmas cards and packages tied up in string, but wait, the post office will not allow string, only packing tape.
And if it seems like you're getting fewer holiday cards this year, don't worry. Chances are it has nothing to do with your popularity.
The practice of sending Christmas cards is fading, collateral damage of the digital age.
The practice of sending Christmas cards is a victim of our time crunched lifestyles and the instant communication to which we have become accustomed.