They Used To Be Called Pen Pals (via …A Mental Squint)

A friend of mine took up writing letters this summer as a way of keeping track of friends during the school break. I have to admit that when she told me about the idea, I was immediately struck by a wave of nostalgia and the yearning for the simplicity of pen, ink, and paper. I came across this
WordPress article and I realized that I’m not the only one. Sometimes it’s nice to slow down and remember simpler times.

They Used To Be Called Pen Pals Long ago and far away, when I was a young girl, I loved to write letters. This was a time when there were no computers, no cell phones, and… gasp… long distance telephone calls were very, very expensive. I wrote letters to friends in the city I had moved away from.  I wrote letters to my grandparents.  I wrote notes to classmates…. (antique style texting under the table) in class!  I also had three pen pals. I don’t remember how I acquired these … Read More

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One response to “They Used To Be Called Pen Pals (via …A Mental Squint)

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