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October 20, 2009

True story: this evening, I drove about a half-mile in order to hand-deliver a printed copy of a one-paragraph email, so that someone could take that page and mail it—in an envelope, with a stamp—a couple thousand miles.

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  1. Laura permalink
    October 23, 2009 3:04 am

    I can relate…printer hasn’t been working, which has led to similar scenarios.
    There is something to be said for human contact, I must say, and receiving a handwritten letter in the ol’ creaky mailbox, preferably with little pictures or notes drawn on the outside. *smiles*

    • October 23, 2009 10:01 pm

      Oh, aye—and it wasn’t wasted time on my part either, as it meant we got to visit for awhile face-to-face (you know, the ultimate high-bandwidth interaction mode).

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