el amanecer del barrio – Uruguay

el amanecer del barrio – Uruguay

We have a bit of a treat for you during this last week of January. As we were looking at how to properly write out an address so that our letters get delivered, we came across this gem. For most of us, having a number on our house or a specific box where our letters […]

how to write a letter: the letter that everyone loves to receive

how to write a letter: the letter that everyone loves to receive

As mentioned in the previous post, the information below concerning longer letters has been taken from chapter 28 of Emily Post’s 1922 book on Etiquette. It contains pertinent advice to any letter writer direct from the golden age of handwritten personal mail. THE LETTER THAT EVERYONE LOVES TO RECEIVE The letter we all love to […]

how to write a letter: letters no one cares to read.

how to write a letter: letters no one cares to read.

As mentioned in the previous post, the information below concerning longer letters has been taken from chapter 28 of Emily Post’s 1922 book on Etiquette. It contains pertinent advice to any letter writer direct from the golden age of handwritten personal mail. LETTERS NO ONE CARES TO READ LETTERS OF CALAMITY First and foremost in […]

how to write a letter: the closing

how to write a letter: the closing

As mentioned in the previous post, the information below concerning longer letters has been taken from chapter 28 of Emily Post’s 1922 book on Etiquette. It contains pertinent advice to any letter writer direct from the golden age of handwritten personal mail. ENDING A LETTER Just as the beginning of a letter should give the […]

how to write a letter: the beginning

how to write a letter: the beginning

As mentioned in the previous post, the information below concerning longer letters has been taken from chapter 28 of Emily Post’s 1922 book on Etiquette. It contains pertinent advice to any letter writer, direct from the golden age of handwritten personal mail. BEGINNING A LETTER “For most people the difficulty in letter-writing is in the […]

Some thoughts about writing letters.

Some thoughts about writing letters.

  Surprisingly enough, we happen to have in our possession a tidy little collection of original books on etiquette. Most of them published during a period of intense social upheaval and rapid changes in communication and technology. It’s an almost unimaginable period between say 1870 and 1970. The former, a world lit mostly by candles […]

A little note about how we got here

A little note about how we got here

A question came up this morning that deserves a fair answer  .. Just how did we get here? Back in 2015, the way people participated and connected with correspondents on the original incowrimo site was to enter your name to the comments section below the list of 29 people who wanted to get letters from […]