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“... a telephone call can't replace the singular pleasure of a letter. It can't conjure images, or be tucked into a pocket to be reread later and savored again. No matter how high the technology, a phone can't carry the voice of the caller as distinctly as does a letter, which depends, for transmission, on something far more advanced than any wire or chip. A letter relies on imagination. That of the receiver as well as of the sender.”
“... no garden is ever done, no more than a life is done until the last breath is drawn ...”