Do you enjoy hand-written notes and letters? I know I do. This author shares a neat story that happened to her.

When was the last time you received a hand-written letter? Didn’t it make you feel special? I do my best to write notes when people have written to me or when we’ve been guests or just because, even though my handwriting isn’t always the easiest to read. My husband says he can’t read my grocery list. I tell him people compliment my penmanship at book signings. “They’re looking at it upside down” he says. He has a point.

A few years ago I received a call from a man whose mother couldn’t read what I’d written in her book. I figured it out: “May all your memories nourish and transform” He went on to tell me that his mother was dying and that she wanted me to know how much she’d loved a book I’d written set in Florida. “She wrote you a long letter because that book brought back so many memories of her own growing up in that state,” he told me. “She was too embarrassed to send it to you.” “But did she keep it?” He asked her and he said she nodded. “Then you’ll have it, her children,” I reminded him. “And her memories did nourish and transform.” Click here to learn more.