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  • There is something very intimate about a hand-written letter. Sadly, it seems to be a slowly dying art. So few people want to take the time to put pen to paper. I have tried many, many times over the years to start find a reliable pen pal but they always fall short. It's about more than the time it takes to write the letter; it's also about the contents of the letter and the chemistry between the letter writers.

    In college, I met a kindred spirit--a delightful young woman who has become a very dear friend. After college, she moved back home. While it is difficult to be so far from such a dear friend, I have these little yellow envelopes. Her letters are always a delight--full of kindness and insight and humor. E-mail and social media might be faster and easier, but I will always find infinitely more pleasure in those little yellow envelopes.
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