I know I’ve mentioned my yearly battles with the Detroit postal service before (read here). But considering the last time I’ve shovelled my snow was over a month ago, I expected the battle to heat up – and it did.
For those that didn’t believe me about the “notes” I get from the postpeople:
Now, I understand why they would want it cleared, but I’m hardly home, and by the time I could get to any cleaning, a path is already trampled which only makes the scooping more difficult. Plus, if I can’t get to the pavement, what remains is waaaaay more slippery than chunking through the drift.
There was a time when I enjoyed getting junk mail. It made me feel like I was a part of something bigger, like I existed that day. These days I do mostly everything online, so mail gets me excited not-so-much. About all I need the USPS for is package delivery, which I’m promptly switching to my address at work. Take a peek why: