I will admit that I am a bit of an emotional person and I am moving from Illinois to Florida next week. I have some family here which will be hard to leave behind too, but I only have one true best friend here as well and we will be hanging out one last time before I move away. I want to write him a card thanking him for everything he has done for me over the years and as a way to say goodbye on paper. Of course we will be saying goodbye in person too, but I feel like I need to get my words out on paper, maybe to help with my emotions. Is it appropriate to write a card like that, given that I am the one moving away, not me writing to a friend who is moving?
When you have the words, always write them down. Decorum need only be considered with regard to whom might be directly offended by their expression..
Better yet: Write the letter (if your handwriting is pretty, otherwise print it out), narrate it to your friend with as much emotion as you can muster, and gift them that letter eft. That is, assuming they're the kind of person to appreciate such a gesture, keepsake & whatnot (methinks that's rare in general, but who knows).