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Writing Letters

Mourning a Friend I Never Met

Sherman Yellen | Posted 02.26.2014 | Good News
Sherman Yellen

She didn't email or have a computer, but she had something better than that for communicating: a generous heart.

Write a Legacy Letter Today!

Rachael Freed | Posted 10.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Rachael Freed

The model provides a four-part structure to make writing legacy letters simple, uniquely personal, and meaningful. A one-page letter written in no more than 15 to 30 minutes using this model can be completed in four paragraphs.

Dear America, Join Me in Writing a Letter From the Heart

David Wilson | Posted 03.16.2013 | Good News
David Wilson

How many of our children have held a hand-written letter in their hands and read it over and over again? How many have stored them away and pulled them out when they're having a really tough day?

A Different Kind of Love Letter

Elisabeth Egan | Posted 10.23.2012 | Parents
Elisabeth Egan

I'm a ferocious communicator, firing off texts, e-mails and tweets at all hours, but I'd forgotten how much I love the ritual of collecting my thoughts and writing them down, in pen.

In Which I Advise a Young Baby

Hillary Rettig | Posted 08.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Hillary Rettig

My friend and his wife recently had a baby -- the gorgeous Toby. And they did something completely cool, which was to ask friends concerned with social justice to write letters to Toby, which they would publish in a book.

Texting Is So 19th Century

Pamela Newton | Posted 09.27.2011 | Technology
Pamela Newton

It has recently occurred to me that email and text messaging are actually a quaint throwback to the good old days of interpersonal communication.

Love Letter Takes 53 Years To Reach Him

AP | Posted 09.19.2011 | Books

CALIFORNIA, Pa. -- Much has happened in the 53 years since Vonnie sent Clark the letter, wondering why he hadn't called before going back to college. ...

'Dear Sir/Madam' Is Sexist, Psychologists Say

Telegraph UK | Matthew Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

By continuing to refer to couples with the man's name first -- "David and Sarah" rather than "Sarah and David" -- people are unwittingly reinforcing g...