I thought the US Post Office Never took a day off!

USPS service delivery truck in a residential a...

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Yes, there is snow outside. Yes, there are really frigid temperatures. But, the motto of the US mail is to never miss handing out the mail no matter what the weather! So, what happened today? For the first time I  can remember, they didn’t come by. The mail we put in the box yesterday is still there. We could have gone to the post office to drop off our out going mail, but who knew they would take off for bad weather. Hubby made 3 trips out to the mailbox to check and came back in disbelief each time. We can’t remember the mail ever missing a delivery. Interesting…

About estherlou

My husband and I married in 1970. I am the mother of 2 and grandmother to 5. I share my health stories and my experiences with Thrive. I am reading and writing blogs, watching tv, making jewelry and rosaries, selling in my Etsy store and playing solitaire. I am home bound and add in my physical therapy exercises to my daily routine. I will blog about my progress or anything that catches my attention at that moment. See you around and thanks for stopping by!
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3 Responses to I thought the US Post Office Never took a day off!

  1. eof737 says:

    Hope all is well with your mailman! They usually show up unless the weather is life threatening… Thanks again for stopping by and adding your name to the linky. I encourage you to visit some of the bloggers and let them know you stopped by via the hop so they visit back.
    I will be sending out the email for my featured blogger writeup… check your spam box if you don’t see it.
    Glad to connect with you!


  2. tbaoo says:

    living in australia, i always thought that was just a myth in the us. do you really place your mail in your own letter box to be collected ? cheers alan


    • estherlou says:

      Most houses have their own mailboxes. In our neighborhood, we have what is called security mailboxes, which is a box in the middle of the neighborhood where we can drop off mail and use a key to open our numbered mailbox. Also, we can drive to the area post office to drop off mail.


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