Friday, February 8, 2013

no mail on saturdays.

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The news broke Wednesday of mail delivery being suspended on saturdays starting in August. They will still deliver packages but no regular mail.

Taken from The Washington Post:

"The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service announced Wednesday that it plans to stop delivering mail on Saturdays starting the week of Aug. 5 -but will continue delivering packages.

Unless forbidden to do so by Congress, which has moved in the past to prohibit five-day-a-week delivery, the agency for the first time will delivery mail only Monday through Friday. The move will save about $2 billion a year for the Postal Service, which has suffered tens of billions of dollars in losses in recent years with the advent of the Internet and e-commerce, officials said..."

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I was saddened by the news, as I love checking my mailbox everyday and hate Sundays for that reason, so to have another day with no mail is just a bummer to me. What is your opinion on the news?

Friday, February 1, 2013

a month of letters begins.

Today marks the first day of a month of letters!

I have already dropped my letter in the mailbox for today and have my one for tomorrow signed, sealed and ready to deliver!

All you have to do for the month of letters is mail anyone you desire something every day that there is mail. So no sundays or federal holidays! What a great way to tell someone you are thinking about them!

Have you decided who your first letter will be sent to?