I still write notes expressing appreciation, get well wishes, sympathy, and send birthday cards (Kmart has by far the most elaborate selection in all topics). In fact, I make photo card stationery which I sell. I wonder what will constitute a written record of our times when it's dependent on electricity- a plug- and a technology of each new feature racing to outmode the previous version.
There's also the creative attribute of handwriting itself. It is drawing- on paper- which is a primary and immediate "making". The page is a landscape where there are no limits, the only requirement is the intention of the person behind the pen/pencil/crayon, and their ability to express thought, even if it meanders and ends up showing them what they think.
I find the practice of some U.S. schools excluding the teaching of handwriting to be appalling.