I used to have very nice handwriting--looking back (didn't think so then), but years of keyboarding have pretty much ruined that. Can't attribute it to anything more grand. My mother didn't care much for her handwriting because in the 1920s her father thought it should be more calligraphic. But I love looking at her old letters just to see the distinctive handwriting. Can't imagine that old e-mails will be the same for those of you who have no hand written letters from your Mom. One treasure I have is a letter my mom wrote in 1929 as a teenager to a girlfriend (whose family passed it along to our family).