For the first 20 years of our lives, we were taught and trained productivity. If we could finish the work we're supposed to finish, then we could play. If we are productive, then we're more likely to do well at school and get applauded.
Have you thought about what to get Mom for Mother's Day yet? There is still time to get her that perfect gift. It's always tough to think of something unique and special so I've rounded up some of my favorite picks to help you select the best gift.
With virtually all communication shifting to email, text and maybe -- just maybe -- phone calls, the thank-you note has become a rarity. (Even rarer: Actual letters, but that's another rant for another time.)
Handwriting is more than a means to bring thoughts to paper. It has a personality and individuality that Lucida Handwriting will never possess, and it has the ability to translate love more personally and more beautifully than any preprinted, store-bought card.
I'm just going to lay it all out on the table here. I know invitations and paper don't seem important in our digital e-vite disposable society, but they are for so many reasons. Here is my short list of the most common statements that are guaranteed to bum out any stationer.
Despite the highly digitized world that we live in today as a writer, and perhaps more importantly in the context of this article, an avid paper lover, I am happy to report that stationery is currently enjoying something of a revival.