This article by Cathy Free of the Deseret Morning News in Salt Lake City, UT tells a nice story about Miriam Footer and her affection for the handwritten note.
The best line in the article was …
If people don’t pass the tradition of letter-writing down to their children and grandchildren, she wonders, what will future generations have to show the uniqueness of their loved ones’ lives? Photocopies and printouts of e-mails hold about as much appeal as old tax records. “Where is the romance?” Miriam asks.
The tactile sensation of a handwritten note… the anticipation of opening the envelope… all with the added benefit of a physical item that can be a cherished keepsake for the rest of your life!
Miriam Footer’s stationery shop, The Write Image, is also online… check it out (click here).