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Penmanship, Letter Writing Dying Arts

A friend in Coeur d’Alene has discovered that she is not alone. PApparently others, including several of her co-workers, cannot easily read the handwriting of their grandmothers and elderly aunts.“When my husband and I receive such a letter from an elderly aunt, it’s somewhat of a puzzle to try to decipher what it says and it’s always kind of fun, but we can never get it all,” she says.Oh, well. At least those ladies still write letters. They might be the last to do so/Paul Turner, The Slice. More here.

Question: How would you describe your hand-writing?

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