I Still Write Handwritten Thank You Notes

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    Wax.

    There is something to be said about the act of handwriting anything these days.   Besides EP and university notes; everything I write is handwritten.  When you write thing's down you are more thoughtful about what you are writing, you choose carefully what you put...
    annalea annalea
    26-30, F
    Apr 25, 2010

    Holiday Thanks

     I'm glad I'm not alone.  When I was younger, my stepmother (aka Santa)put thank you notes and stamps in my stocking so that I had all the resources needed to show friends and family members my appreciation for their thoughtfulness.  It's a habit I'll never drop...
    AnnOnimus AnnOnimus
    36-40, F
    Jan 6, 2010

    A Book That Changed My Life

    A Simple Act of Gratitude: How Learning to Say Thank You Changed My Life The name of the book intrigued me, I usually don't spend money on books, but I love them, there's something about the feel of the pages between your fingers. I stopped at Barnes and Noble with my children...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Nov 24, 2013

    Letters

    I just love writing little letters and notes to people. When i was working at a call centre, because we couldn't talk to eachother we would send eachother notes all shift. I love leaving thank you notes too. Not long ago a friend of mine let me sleep in his bed, and he slept...
    jasminjane jasminjane
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 17, 2008

    Most Definitely!

     It's really the polite thing to do! Of course, that's just my opinion 
    SteelCityGirl74 SteelCityGirl74
    41-45, F
    1 Response Sep 21, 2008

    Love Is In the Letters

    There is something so intimate about handwriting - every curve and angle is a piece of you, a breath of your endearment for each person you deliberately address with ink or lead.   Knowing that someone took the time and effort to provide such a tactile memento for me has...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Dec 17, 2008

    What a Coincedence..

    I just finished writing my thank you cards last night. My birthday just passed and I got gifts from all my family members. I got over $500 in cash and over $100 in gift cards, so of course, I had to handwrite my thank you cards. I think it's unkind and inconsiderate to type your...
    stripesANDsunshine stripesANDsunshine
    18-21, F
    May 16, 2009

    I Do Too

    I think it is rude when I send a gift, especially a wedding gift, and I don't receive a thank you card. Many times I order online from a registry and if I don't get a thank you note, I'm not even certain my gift was received. It is common courtesy, I believe. I wrote thank you...
    autimom autimom
    31-35, F
    3 Responses Dec 18, 2008

    Being Nice Matters!

    Writing thank you notes is personal, it's polite, and it shows people that you really appreciate what they have done.  Everyone likes to feel appreciated.  I was raised to write thank you notes whenever someone did something nice for me.  It is the way to...
    swirlingmist swirlingmist
    51-55, F
    May 16, 2009

    Personal Element of Handwriting

    I enjoy sitting down and writing when I have the opportunity, most of my communication is through typing and e-mail and i sometimes fear I have forgotten how to form letters with a pen on a page.  I also think in regards to thank you letters; it is something I was always...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response May 30, 2008

    Sure Do

    After holidays or when someone does something nice/thoughtful. I like to acknowledge the kindness others have done for me and they are fun to write. Plus I like getting handwritten notes... why wouldn't someone else? 
    kleisse kleisse
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 28, 2008

    Letters

    I just love writing little letters and notes to people. When i was working at a call centre, because we couldn't talk to eachother we would send eachother notes all shift. I love leaving thank you notes too. Not long ago a friend of mine let me sleep in his bed, and he slept...
    jasminjane jasminjane
    18-21, F
    Dec 17, 2008

    Just Because...

    it's faster and more personal. Also I enjoy writing.
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 17, 2008

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