I started a website called Letters’ Lounge in 2008. Not much came of it. I’m going to try to restart it.
It was about nine years ago when I conceived the idea for Letters’ Lounge, a website where you submit anonymous letters. It’s probably been about seven years since I’ve done anything with it. This morning, I was thinking about it again.
Last night, I sat down at my typewriter to write a letter to my sister. It was really hard. It’s not something I’ve done in a very long time.
Dear Timothy, Please let me apologise for the delay in my response. When you’ve been given time, eternal amounts of it, it passes quickly and is spent on nothing. Any amount of work, no matter how pleasurable, seems not a waste but neither is it urgent.
Dear Mr. Walter, It was great to hear back from you. I certainly was not expecting a reply. I realized that I didn’t tell you my name in my initial letter. My name is Timothy F. Nash.
My love for fountain pens is not waning. My interest in fineliners is growing.
Admittedly, I’m a little upset that I didn’t come up with this. I haven’t delved into the site yet, but I think that it’s a great idea and wanted to share it. The world does need more love letters. Here’s the TED Talk: Click here to make your way over to the website.
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