I feel the same way about text messages. Everyone likes to text each other on their phones, but I don’t really like it. I’d rather talk on the phone or send an email.

I also used to really enjoy sending and receiving letters, but not many people do that anymore. I have one friend who still sends me a postcard twice a year, and I do the same for her. She lives 3,000 miles away. It’s a tradition that I think we’ll continue to follow for years to come, which is quite nice.

There’s no escaping change. Times change, people change, and methods of communication change, too. But change isn’t always good, and I do feel that technology has actually made it harder for us to talk to each other. We’ve gotten so used to tweeting and texting that we’ve forgotten how to really express ourselves and connect with other people. In fact, I think that may be one of the reasons why America is so divided right now.

So I have to agree with you. I think it would quite nice if letters made a comeback. :)

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