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