This is an off-shoot of my last blog post, where I talked about how my daughter read my mom’s letters and got to know her through them (not about how I was on a path to destroying all of them; we won’t talk about that ever again). I want to stay focused on how these… Continue reading Getting to Know You
Did you ever make your mind up to do something, go ahead and do it, but the entire time feel like it just wasn’t right? I know this could apply to a lot of things, and I’m sure we’ve all experienced this. (If you haven’t, congrats! You must really think things through.) If I didn’t… Continue reading No Regrets
Focus: “a state or condition permitting clear perception or understanding”. . . Meet my one word for 2018; FOCUS. By focusing on that one word I believe I will be able to write a better blog. I need to focus on the reason why I started Letters in Time – to “bring back the art of… Continue reading Focus
When was the last time you wrote a Thank You note? And I don’t mean sending someone a message on Messenger. I mean an actual, hand-written card or note, put in an envelope with an address and stamp and sent on its merry way. I’m feeling pretty good about my answer, which may be why… Continue reading Thank You!
Full disclosure. Yes, I do operate two shops on Etsy where I sell blank note cards. And, yes, I hope that after you read my blog posts you might pop on over to one of the stores and buy something. However, my intention in writing this blog is not to be “in your face” to… Continue reading Hilltop Paper Studios
“A handwritten note is like dining by candlelight instead of flicking on the lights, like making a gift instead of ordering a product, like taking a walk instead of driving. Handwritten notes will add a lot to your life. You can still use the telephone or the Web for the daily chores of staying in touch, but for the words that matter, it’s courteous, classy, caring, and civilized to pick up a pen.” – Margaret Shepherd from The Art of the Handwritten Note