letter writing campaign

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

how come people dont write letters anymore? my friend from undergrad is in japan right now. i jokingly told her to send me something and she thought i was serious. then it turned into, "naw, im playing. just send me a letter or whatever". she got excited because she feels like i do: people suck now. yea, writing a letter is slow and i bet you could tell me what you had to say face-to-face or through some other faster medium but i don't care. i've always placed more importance on the written word. show someone you care by sending them a written note. your handwriting sucks? probably because you dont write anything anymore due to typing/texting. get back to practice!

is this something you've thought about? want a pen pal? i'll write you letters. and yes, i have poor penmanship because im guilty of not writing as much as i should. plus i'm left-handed and i'll forever use that as an excuse although i know more left-handed people with pretty handwriting than not.

3 thought(s):

T said...

I sent you an e-mail about this. I've actually never done this. I never had a pen pal in another country in grammar school either. The closest I've ever come to actually writing letters is when I was dating someone in the army. I wrote shoeboxes full of letters them. Didn't work out though... womp.

Oh yeah, I write hand-written thank you notes all the time.

PhlyyGirl said...

I've thought about that often. It's part of my campaign to start hating technology cause it takes away the nice lil things in life. Hmph.
I want a pen pal cause I think I have gorgeous handwriting....only it takes everyone a while to decipher my handwriting cause it's soooo intricate. I usually try to write in my journal as much as I can so I don't get out of the practice though.
If you want a pen pal, I'd write you though...

Product Junkie Diva said...

When I receive letters I keep them but I don't write them often enough. great post.