In a world where email is taking over handwritten notes I am glad that E-cards hasn't taken over Christmas Cards. Real mail is just more exciting than an email any day of the week. I know Christmas cards can be laborious, take time and yes cost a little bit of money. But I don't care how long they take there is nothing better than a handwritten note from a friend around the holidays to let them know you love 'em and are thinking about them. And nothing gets me in the spirit quite like listening to Christmas music, with the tree all lit, candles glowing while writing Christmas cards. Today that is just what I did.