Speaking of “writing history,” The Declaration of Independence is the perfect subject for this week. The Committee of Five or the brain trust of John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Robert Livingston, and Roger Sherman formulated the concepts. The wording was Jeffersonian. And the final draft written by Thomas Jefferson was engrossed by the famous […]
June 16, 2018 A picture is worth a 1000 words. Happy Father’s Day!
Memorial Day 2018 No one misses a fallen soldier more than the family. The grief of such a tragic loss is enormous. “Gold Star Children” are faced with more losses than a young life can possibly understand or handle. Organizations have been created to help- Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), and The Children of […]
May 9, 2018 Whether it’s been a while or not since you’ve written…now’s the time to think about sending Mom a card or a note. Mother’s Day is May 13th. Sure, flowers and dinner are lovely, but a card with a few personal lines written by you will be a keepsake! Look for a card […]
“Walk as if you are kissing the Earth with your feet.” -Thich Nhat Hanh Earth Day invites us to consider how we each individually relate to our Home Planet. How do we kiss the Earth we walk on? Do we recycle, repair, and reuse our possessions? All relationships involve a give and a take. How […]
With only a few days to go, we need to make a plan for Valentines Day. Flowers, chocolates, diamonds? Well, here’s a simpler idea- how about a love letter? Young or old, everyone appreciates them. And I’m talking about the real deal with pen to paper. Emails don’t quite do it. Even the millennials prefer […]
Today, National Handwriting Day, is John Hancock’s birthday. John Hancock was a patriot, a rabble-rouser, the first and third governor of Massachusetts, and yet he is best remembered for his large flamboyant signature on the Declaration of Independence. Hancock’s handwriting matched his personality. As the very first signer on the Declaration of Independence, he declared, […]
This cursive mug makes a great gift for those of us who love handwriting. It comes with a small practice pad and pen to get you doodling those letter forms right away while you’re sipping a warm beverage …The Lost Art of Penmanship Mug $13.95 www.signals.com(UL6292) Spencerian Handwriting for […]