Different worlds …

Last week I was having an email conversation with someone I knew years ago in Montreal and have re-connected with onhieroglyphic Facebook.

We started off talking about libraries. One thing led to another and libraries led to our shared love of books. Books led to e-books and e-books led to tech and tech led to cursive script, which led to future generations.

Trust me, it made sense. You had to be there.

First she told me about her granddaughter, who’s a junior in University, and all the techie equipment the school expects her to Continue reading

Day 94. Becoming Illegible

I realized something yesterday.  I had to write a cover note for some information I was giving someone.  In years gone by, I would have reached for a pen and some paper, and I would have handwritten it.  But, instead, I turned on my computer.  As I thought about it, it occurred to me that I can’t remember the last time I wrote something out in long hand.

Think about it.  Greeting cards have messages already printed on them.  How often, if ever, do you buy a card that’s blank inside?  And more and more often, people are using electronic greeting cards and invitations.  We don’t even have to address an envelope or Continue reading