When was the last time you sent a handwritten letter?

"Letter writing is the only device for combining solitude with good company." -Lord Byron

When was the last time you wrote a letter?In a culture over-dosing on emoticons, it's remarkable to receive a handwritten letter. And there's something intimate about seeing a person's handwriting.My uncle has this cool habit (and he's also a rockstar business guy, so I took note). Every month he writes one person a handwritten letter. Not just any person, but someone who had a profound influence on his life.Yes. This is a wise business strategy. But it's also so much more.Many years of letter writing later, he received a call from a woman. Her husband had just passed away and she found my uncle's letter with his most treasured possessions. She expressed her deepest gratitude. My uncle's letter included a summary of their connection and many accolades.During her time of grief, she found peace and solace in his letter.If you sent one handwritten letter this year, who would you send it to and why?Share with us here!XOoh by the wayPS: The best new cast member... HBO's hit show "Girls" has a new roommate. Well, sort of. After ceremoniously hazing the new SNL actors, Tina Fey inserted herself into the motley crew of "Girls" and it was hilarious. Watch it here.

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