Icar us

  This website is a small step to bring back letters.  I know that written letters aren't going to replace emails.  And typewriters will never again be more than the wizened grandmother of the laptop, sitting on her divan reading the newspaper contented to let the younger generations rush around trying to be everything at once.  I think we’re all okay with that and we have to be.  I have always been sympathetic to Icarus and his desire to be a little higher.  But to believe that we can do all that our Grandparents could do and more is as dangerously hubris-filled as believing an email can achieve everything that a letter in the mailbox ever could.

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