Tara the Pterodactyl
Hello! I'm Tara, a 26 year old girl born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada but now living (&loving) life in Oregon. I enjoy smiling, not taking life too seriously and being happy. Sending and receiving mail has been a hobby of mine for over 10 years and I don't believe there is anything better than a full, happy mailbox!
I have a slight obsession with pterodactyls, my favorite color is purple and I'm terrified of sharks. I like to believe I am friendly. Most people would describe as weird or unusual and I would have to agree.
dactyl life started out as Hello, Life, a blog about my adventures WWOOFing. In early 2010, I was on the road, traveling the Southwest, for three months and wanted a way to chronicle my travels online. While traveling, I sent out plenty of postcards and letters and discovered blogs about mail. After discovering all of these beautiful mail blogs, I decided that I would put more time and effort into sending and receiving mail once I returned home. Back in Las Vegas, I started sending out more mail, kept better track of it and eventually turned Hello, Life into a blog about my love for all things postal. In 2014, as an effort to expand my brand and love of pterodactyls, I made the switch to dactyl life. That same year, I also opened my Etsy store to sell the stationery I design.