Thingish Things

Going, Going Postal

Written By: William F. B. O'Reilly - Jul• 20•11

I’m wondering, does anything come in the U.S. mail anymore that I actually want? Anything? I stopped all direct mail solicitations a few years back, so I think it’s pretty much just bills for me these days, and who wants them. Everything good comes from Fedex or UPS. 

Don’t get me wrong, I’m a big fan of the US Postal service — it never ceases to amaze me that they can get a tiny envelope with illegible scrawl across it anywhere in the country in two or three days, virtually 100% of the time — but informed predictions of US mail going to three-day-a-week delivery within 15 years sound perfectly reasonable to me.  Heck, one day would be fine with me. It could be the like the Wells Fargo Wagon.  (Oh, oh the Wells Fargo Wagon is a…)

The photo above came from the website,  It’s amazing to think that the mailbox itself was once considered cutting edge. 

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