Woo hoo! The last day of Live Better In 14 Days With Pen And Paper! Today we’re going to do something a bit rare these days. We’re going to write someone a letter.
Go on, think of one of those people (maybe a relative?) who you haven’t kept in touch with very well.
Get a piece of paper and an envelope. Write a letter by hand. Just tell them what’s going on. It doesn’t have to be prose. It doesn’t have to be neat. Tell them what’s going on and ask a question or two.
More than half of the value of a letter is just in seeing it in the pile of mail. A real god-damned letter written to just that person that isn’t a bill or junk mail. They’ll thank you for it.
If you’re lucky (and this is pure luck, by the way, don’t take it personal) you’ll get a reply some day when you’ve forgotten about the letter you sent. Then you’ll get a nice surprise as well.