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PRESERVE.us - Nostalgia for Americana or Just Some E-commerce?

I discovered  Preserve.us  by stumbling upon this little write-up on handwritten letters by Christina Black.  I applaud her attempt to build the case for handwritten letters as things to be treasured, and certainly the idea of being more thoughtful when we write in general (though, I would point out that handwritten letters were being eclipsed well before the advent of texting – by the use of typewriters, and then computers. 143 more words

Emily's Corner

That's a Lot of Letters, Lads (And Ladies)

Our third and *penultimate weekly PubLetters was a happy, sad, and official evening.

We filled every table, and set a new record of 79 hand-written cards and letters. 383 more words


Outgoing ready for tomorrow

Well, even thought I’ve been on Annual Leave from work this passed week I haven’t really done anything in terms of all the mail I’ve got to catch up except write a few letters in the last couple of days. 98 more words

Handwritten Letters

Incoming the past couple of weeks

The cutest notecard from Sarah.M

Sarah.M #11 – USA

Another great letter from Hannah with some photographs and a few more of those delightful badges which I forgot to photograph :S… 74 more words

Handwritten Letters

Charles Dickens' Letter to 6-year-old Hasting Hughes

In 1838, as he completed his third novel, Nicholas Nickleby, Dickens received a helpful letter from a 6-year-old fan named Hasting Hughes. Young Hasting had been reading the previously serialized version of the story, and had some changes to suggest with regard to certain characters; Dickens replied as follows (take note of the clever excuse, in the final paragraph, for the letter’s brevity). 532 more words

Handwritten Letters

Brainstorming Unit Possibilities for a New School Year

 July 14, 2014

1. “Letters”–read famous American historical figures’ letters/utilize the wonderful “Letters of Note” site, connect (of course!) with the high value of their writing… 161 more words

Book Talk

Handwritten Letters to Save the Post Office

How do you feel when you get a real handwritten letter from someone, especially a good friend? Is it different than an email? Is it different than a typed note? 484 more words