Nathalie's Notes

Raising the Hardy Boys

If you're on Facebook very much, odds are, you have an opinion on those status updates that feel a little like the emails that say if you don't forward something to ten people in, like, ten minutes something really bad, or something really good will happen. I hate, hate, hate stuff like that. On Facebook, …

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You guys know I'm a big believer in the power of words on paper.   My friend Karri wrote this letter to President Obama and I'm sharing it with you guys because it is a beautifully written example of honest, raw writing as well as admirable personal perspective.   I was especially proud of him this morning …

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October seems to be a very big "awareness" month – domestic violence, breast cancer, shelter animals and banned books week, to name a few. Subjects we should be aware of 365 days a year, not just the days leading up to Halloween, but whatever. Banned Books Week – September 29, 2007 – October 6, 2007 …

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word count: 41,149   For all the times people have heard me say "I am so writing a letter!" they might be surprised to hear I just wrote my first letter to an editor this summer. I've written plenty of letters, positive and negative, to the customer service departments of many companies but I've never …

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