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The Story of How Handwriting Evolved, and May Soon Die Off (From the NY Times)

By JESSICA KERWIN JENKINSAUG. 25, 2016

THE HISTORY AND UNCERTAIN FUTURE OF HANDWRITING
By Anne Trubek
Illustrated. 177 pp. Bloomsbury. $26.

“I never saw a hotter argument on so unexciting a subject,” the Dutch scholar Erasmus declared in 1528 in his treatise “On Handwriting.” As Anne Trubek’s new book, “The History and Uncertain Future of Handwriting,” demonstrates, 500 years later the debate simmers on. 769 more words

Books

Catch Up and Cursive

Well it’s been a while. I’d like to say exciting things have happened but mostly I haven’t had the privacy I need to write.  Mrs CorC? 443 more words

Swimming

What's Next? Driverless Cars?

I’m so old I can remember when students covered their textbooks with clean brown paper to prevent damage.

Most students used brown paper, but not me. 1,209 more words

Cursive Writing

Wishy-Washy

I’m a wishy-washy ole’ gal once in a while, especially this time of year.  It’s July. The downhill slide to school. UGH!  I hate school in July.  942 more words

Tough Cookie Blog Post

Rest in Peace

Much like the way Jimmy Fallon humorously pays homage to things he is thankful for, this is my way to pay respect to the things that have died in my generation.   525 more words

Putting a Curse on Cursive

For all the work I do at the computer keyboard, I still like to write by hand.  I’ve never held an old-fashioned fountain pen but I think that good quality ballpoints and fine felt tips are a pleasure to use.  458 more words

Computer Writing