One of our American calendars tells me that this Friday, February 12th, is Abraham Lincoln's birthday. Lincoln, the 16th President of the USA (1809-1865), is my favourite President for many reasons - his humble beginnings yet self-taught education, his role in the abolition of slavery in the USA, his unbending convictions for what is right and good (that ultimately led to his assassination), and his personal elegance and wit.
"Never let your correspondence fall behind."
I think I'll take that advice and sign off to go write some letters...care to join me? :-)