Category Archives: Handwriting

do the loopty-loop!


Today in Mindful Living we learned a new writing technique. Probably the majority of people who write, draw out the letters, rather than letting them flow. At first we were asked to hold our pens in our fist (not in … Continue reading

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Cursive, mindfully..


I will be the first to admit that my handwriting isn’t the best, its not because my handwriting is bad but because I’m in a rush. This technique taught was probably the hardest to master in the class, I am … Continue reading

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Cursive isn’t easy…


Writing in cursive is evil. Not easy. Nearly impossible. I haven’t written in cursive since fourth grade. This is not easy. This is crazy. It is going to take some work. Squiggles and letters can only get me so far. … Continue reading

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Cursive Handwriting I Curse You!


Mindfully writing in cursive is a bit more challenging than one might expect, unless however, you have been writing in cursive continuously since the 3rd grade. If so, then I imagine that it was probably not that difficult.  But, if you are like … Continue reading

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An Alternative Communication.


Cursive handwriting has never been an important aspect to writing for me. But because we are only allowed to write in cursive in our notebooks I am practicing and beginning to really like it. I find it difficult to make … Continue reading

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Cursive


Writing in cursive has messed with me a little. it tugs me in different directions constantly. Cursive has helped me, yes. I’ve written a lot of lines for my acting class to memorize them and I noticed that I am … Continue reading

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Cursive Handwriting


When done correctly, cursive can be beautiful. The words seem to flow onto the page. There is an art to cursive writing that I have not mastered and probably never will. I find the pen turning in my hand to … Continue reading

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As the Ink Gently Flows


The pen caresses the page leaving a record of my thoughts, feelings, ideas, and observations. I feel the vibration of the pen and see the ink leaving a mark on the pages. The marks are words.  I try to form … Continue reading

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Falling in love with cursive and pens, and writing all over again…


Learning to write in cursive… In elementary school they told us we would have to write in cursive in Junior High. When the time came around, and we were in Junior High, we learned our elementary teachers were wrong. I … Continue reading

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Beautiful, but Difficult


I find it interesting that after so many years of not having to write in cursive, it is all of a sudden brought back into my life. That being said, I now realize why I made the choice to not … Continue reading

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