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A funeral for cursive?

The death of handwriting: I subbed today with 23 well-behaved 4th-graders at a good school. I took a survey. 3 knew how to write cursive. A half-dozen could read it. 20 more words

5 Tips to Maintaining Great Connections Through Correspondence

You received a gift from a friend. Your grandma bought you a bag of cherries at the farmers market. You just had a job interview. What do all of these examples involve? 961 more words


Clear Messaging

Day 23,708: Working on My Pencilmanship.

As children, we couldn’t wait to be promoted to pens. We studied penmanship through the earliest grades with large pencils in order to qualify for getting a pen and writing in script. 599 more words

Word Play

Did you have a Parker?

Pen that is? If you grew up in the times when neat cursive handwriting was a must is school, you probably had a Parker pen. You might have had ink in a little bottle, or if you’re getting on a bit, those old ink wells in desks might have been filled by the school. 157 more words


Poetry: "On handwriting"

Saw a brief report on local pbs about handwriting/writing on physical paper and… this happened. 72 more words


#TheLoveLetterProject | Daily #WritingChallenge | March 2018 | Day 20 – To Someone You Are Trying To Forget

Welcome to Day 20 of #TheLoveLetterProject Writing Challenge created by Marie of The Notion Of Love! If you’re just joining me, you can catch up on the rules… 99 more words