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11/16/12 10:22 P

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I'm not as good at it as I once was, but as some of you may know, I recently got back in touch with my in-laws. I've been talking via Facebook to some of them & have gotten together with two sisters-in-law, two brothers-in-law, two nieces & assorted others since then. I guess I have to thank Facebook for that. I sent a message to one brother-in-law in California & started hearing from the others. It was just like I'd never left except for catching up on who the children, grandchildren & great-grandchildren belong to.

Also got reconnected about a year ago with a woman I knew when we were both little girls. She lived two houses away & we played together all the time until they moved away. We've corresponded via Facebook & met a couple of times.

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11/16/12 11:03 A

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Thanks to Facebook, I keep up with a lot more people than I used to.

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11/16/12 9:55 A

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I send cards out to friends & family though my list gets shorter every year.

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11/16/12 7:27 A

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I send out and annual christmas card both snail and electric to relatives. I have connected with a lot of distant relatives on FB and use FB as an extension to my genealogy tools where I can collect photos of family.

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11/16/12 12:16 A

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I started sending Christmas cards about 20 years ago just to keep in touch. I include a note of the years' events and most responders do too. I do not send to friends who do not reciprocate. I find this is a perfect way - some I've never met, some I haven't seen for years but through the cards we have continued a friendship.

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11/15/12 6:17 P

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I used to but slowly over time lost touch with most as we went our differnent ways...

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11/15/12 5:59 P

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Are you good at keeping in touch with old friends. How about extended family members such as aunts, uncles, cousins, etc.?

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