I will address the issue of head coverings here - since you probably keep your head coverings with your other clothing - and I will be very, very brief.
A woman who makes sure her family is clothed well is a prudent housekeeper and worthy of praise, for her family's clothing is a testimony to her industriousness and capabilities:
"She is not afraid of snow for her household, for all her household are clothed in scarlet. She makes bed coverings for herself; her clothing is fine linen and purple. (...) She looks well to the ways of her household and does not eat the bread of idleness. " (Pro 31:21-22;27)
Oikophobia -- fear and hatred of one's own culture and people. It has brought down civilizations since there have been civilizations. And now we're infected, too.
Editors Note: This is Part I in a series of work by Jupp Kappius and his first hand account of life in the Ruhr-area, Germany, during the final months of World War II. From "Deutschland im Ersten Nachkiregsjahr" (Germany's First Year After the War"), Volume 10: "Berichte von Mitgliedern des Internationalen Sozialistischen Kampfbundes (ISK) aus dem besetzten Deutschland 1945/46".
We are lucky enough to have a first hand account of life in the Ruhr-area, Germany, between September, 1944 and April, 1945, in other words, of the final months of World War II. My father Jupp Kappius wrote down his observations and experiences as part of his political work. We will share this account here in several pieces, divided by topic.
Making postcards is not difficult, requires very little material and isn't cost-intensive. You can use whichever skill you have - taking pictures, drawing, needle working, writing poetry, collaging, you name it - to design a postcard. It will be a miniature sample of your ingenuity, and an original, individual piece of handiwork the recipient cannot but appreciate... Do you need any more reasons to get started?