Monthly archive for September 2006

Letters Written Large

There is something very impersonal about using emails. I spoke with a co-worker today, who said he always liked to speak eyeball to eyeball in order to get the full meaning of a communication. I realized that sometimes we even use the computer to talk with someone one desk away. It can become very impersonal if we are not careful.  However, electronic mail can also keep us in immediate communication with others whom we would seldom contact. Communication is important. My mother has enjoyed a renewed relationship with her grandchildren who are scattered across the state. Often she gets insights to my grown children that I may miss just by her having an email conversation. Young adults are very comfortable with using a “reply” button when they would never consider writing a letter that requires a postage stamp. Times change, but communication is still important. Things written seem to carry

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