Usually my mom wrote letters and the envelopes were stuffed with photos, post-it notes with inspirational quotes, and newspaper clippings from our local paper. Sometimes there was even an article or two lifted from a magazine that was in the waiting room of a doctor's office.
The only time mom ever used e-mail was when she wanted to share something immediately. She used my Dad's e-mail account to send a message, usually a recipe or a photo. She never had her own account and didn't care much for computers.
When she wanted to send a message to someone, she would tell my Dad, he'd get the window set up on his desktop computer, and when she was done with the message, she would call my Dad, tell him that she was finished, and he would be the one to press send. The e-mail below has so much of my mom's charm as well as her desire to be always trying new things. Whenever she was excited about something, she loved to share these things with her friends and family.
Have you ever heard of a Shaddock? You are probably thinking, "huh?"
It's a tropical citrus 2 or 3x the size of a grapefruit..sweeter. And a bit dryer than the grapefruit. It's also called a pomelo. I came across it accidentally! Like my Brooklyn college film tee? Just thought you would like a few pics and to learn about this fruit. They are expensive but its worth trying it. I think 4 for $6.50. Hope you are well and looking forward to a nice spring. It's raining here in the am at 8.30.
Lots of love