Of Handwriting and Humiliation by Molly MacDonald via Scott MacDonald @scottmacnotes
Mar 22

Of Handwriting and Humiliation

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Rumor has reached me that cursive writing is being downplayed in our school systems. In some schools, I’m told, it has even ceased being taught. I wish that had happened a few years ago and I would have been spared a grade-school humiliation that has scarred me for life. The (Dreaded) Palmer Method We were […]

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Ink Spots: Of Obnoxious Quizzes and Such, Molly MacDonald, Scott MacDonald, @scottmacnotes
Feb 19

Ink Spots: Of Obnoxious Quizzes and Such

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There was a quiz on Facebook awhile ago designed, I think, to make me feel bad. And old. It listed 19 things from years past and quiz-takers were to check the ones they remembered. Things like home delivery of milk in glass bottles, tiny wax coke-shaped bottles with colored water in them, phone numbers with […]

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Jan 29

Ink Spots: Of Smoke Signals and Such

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My internet crashed again, this time taking the phones down with it. Or maybe the phone line crashed, taking the internet down with it. I’m thinking of resorting to communication by smoke signals.   It took seven hours for everything to be fixed. During that time, I was able to use my new cell phone, […]

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