He said he hadn’t done it in ten years A writer’s quill. Personal heartfelt notes have stood the test of time. He said he hadn’t done it in ten years. He hadn’t written a small “I love you” note to his wife and left it in her purse or on the bathroom mirror, or in her car, in ten years. What stops us? Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.