Handwriting Is The New Black

27 Sep

Babble on started this meme.


Basically you agree to write a snail mail letter to someone each week.


See here for her details.


I sent a letter to my brother and today another to a child I know who turned 16. She is now the oldest living survivor with a rare genetic condition that she has. I think she survived so long because of her loving family, but really it is God’s will.


It is fun to write to children. They love getting mail so much.


When I get a personal letter, I tear it open and devour it. My favorite letters are ones where the writer says something they like about me. Those are my favorites to write also – telling people what I appreciate about them.


I also love writing and reading letters that are very present with what is going on. there is something very beautiful about reading about the objective reality. I love that in blogs and literature also.

My mailbox


© 2010 Jeanne Litt


Posted by on September 27, 2010 in Uncategorized


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4 responses to “Handwriting Is The New Black

  1. Petty Witter

    September 28, 2010 at 2:28 am

    I still love writing and receiving snail mail. Thanks for the link.

    • purplume

      October 3, 2010 at 9:21 am

      Thanks Petty Witter, me too.

  2. Cherylann Marois

    October 4, 2010 at 6:02 am

    I like getting mail but I’m not much of a letter writer unless it is email. I think I will explore this further. Thank you for the link.

  3. Claire

    October 4, 2010 at 12:38 pm

    Well done, isn’t it fun and enjoyable knowing how much people smile when they get the mail.

    I hope you keep it up a bit – and I am sure the receivers do too.


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