I Miss My Handwriting

More by this Author


Comments 8 comments

Melissa G profile image

Melissa G 7 years ago from Tempe, AZ

I know what you mean--I used to write at least three pages in my journal every day, and before that I had to scribble notes furiously in countless lecture halls in college--but now, I write a page and a half and I'm tempted to fill the empty space with big bubble letters or doodles--anything to reduce the amount of writing I need to do! I think part of the problem is we're scrambling to write as quickly as we can on a keyboard, which leads to major cramping and less-than impressive penmanship.

Your cursive style reminds me of my friend Katie--who is a little sarcastic, a bit sensitive, a little dramatic, a great writer, socially-aware, and a very humerous person--so maybe handwriting really is linked to personality traits. The only red flag for psychotic tendencies that I know of is O's with double loops in them, so I think you're in the clear. :)


Marian Swift profile image

Marian Swift 7 years ago from San Francisco Bay Area

What a cool, unique Hub design!

I've been a handwriting wuss for at least a couple of years now. Can't think without a calculator, either.


spryte profile image

spryte 7 years ago from Arizona, USA

LOL Scott! Wonderful idea for a hub and perfectly implemented. :) I used to be one of those kids with a dozen penpals around the world, writing several letters a week...always conscious of my penmanship (was it even legible). Now the thought of actually having to hand write anything fills me with a sense of futility...I don't think I could even make it to the bottom of a single page. Thanks for the morning laugh!


somelikeitscott profile image

somelikeitscott 7 years ago from Las Vegas Author

Melissa - whew...thank God I'm in the psychotic clear!

I think you're all right...we're trying to move our penmanship as fast as a keyboard and it simply can't be done (oh, but I will try).

Maybe instead of trying to stop and smell the roses we need to stop and write a real letter!?!


somelikeitscott profile image

somelikeitscott 7 years ago from Las Vegas Author

Okay, not the answer really but kind of cool. For $9 these people will create a computer font from your handwriting...true, not the same thing but interesting, right?

http://www.fontifier.com/


Shalini Kagal profile image

Shalini Kagal 7 years ago from India

Great hub! You know, I read it and felt a strange nostalgia for times past and all those many pages I used to fill up in my diary!


Chef Jeff profile image

Chef Jeff 7 years ago from Universe, Milky Way, Outer Arm, Sol, Earth, Western Hemisphere, North America, Illinois, Chicago.

Wish I could write that neatly! My hand gets tired after a paragraph and my arm tenses up. Sometimes i can't even use the keyboard for the same reasons!


somelikeitscott profile image

somelikeitscott 7 years ago from Las Vegas Author

We're living in a world of carpal tunnel Chef Jeff!!

    Sign in or sign up and post using a HubPages Network account.

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No HTML is allowed in comments, but URLs will be hyperlinked. Comments are not for promoting your articles or other sites.


    Click to Rate This Article
    working