We must retain mail services so I’m reblogging.
Remember letters? You wrote to someone on paper, put it in an envelope, addressed, stamped and posted it.
Remember the feeling when you get a letter? Remember the feeling of anticipation, trying to guess who it may be from if you don’t recognize the writing. How long since you wrote a letter or since someone wrote a letter to you?
I don’t mean emails. I love emails. They’re quick, can be brief, are great for making arrangements and for staying in touch with a lot of people.
So far, I haven’t used Facebook much, but I can see how useful it is for sharing stuff with lots of people.
But real letters, think about them for a moment. Think about letters you’ve received that mattered to you. Do you have a bundle of kept letters? If you’re young, you may never have received one. Do you still get birthday cards in…
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