I doubt I'll be around in 50 years - if I DO live to be 92 I truly hope it's with Brian by my side and all of my faculties intact. If that's the case, maybe I'll have a part-time job decoding the mystery of cursive for the young 50 year-old whippersnappers who never bothered to learn how. :D
This is actually quite troubling for me - how did we go from no-brainer to unnecessary in less than 15 years? I mean, there will always be calligraphers out there so I don't think handwriting will be a lost art, but wow. I'm still trying to comprehend why it's not being taught.
|Man, did Grammie ever know her classical music!|
|My dad used to call|
me "Liddy Lu Lu". I
LOVE that. :D
As much as I love my blog and there would be NO WAY I could take the time to write it out in longhand and post it to you all (and honestly, why WOULD I?), sending computer-printed notes in a card is not the way to go; worse yet, not sending a note at all and opting for a text or e-mail in its place. It is absolutely NOT the same and I'll buck that trend as long as I can.
Here's a piece I did reminiscing about the way kids (especially girls) took such care in learning how to write: