Tagged: mail

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Snail mail still has its benefits

In today’s mail I got my lease renewal and a letter from my bank advising that my secured account is being converted to an unsecured one. I have to admit that both of those things could have been sent in...

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Letterbox robbery!

Metro fare to Gallery Place: $1.35 Bottled water and candy for two at CVS: $4.00 Movie tickets for two to see Dreamgirls: $20.00 If this is the MPAA’s and retail theater industry’s response to piracy, I don’t understand how they...

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infectious holiday joy

Ok, I just went to the post office to send off Adam’s holiday gifts (who things are proceeding well with, by the by). And I was early, mainly ‘cos waiting a few minutes before they open was much preferable to...

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blast from the past

While I’ve had pretty decent luck with UPS recently, Shawn just got a minor screw’age from them, so I thought I’d dredge this little rant up from days gone by. U.P.S.12 April 1999I have just gotten off the phone with...

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we refuse to apologize for your inconvenience

Well the buy.com, Post office mystery has been solved. The Post Office fucked up. Their mail carrier LEFT the package outside my door when I wasn’t home. Now I was 100% sure this would never happen since I live in...

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through dark of night

My ass. Some people don’t realize, but when you live alone, have few friends and generally aren’t much of a social person, getting (snail) mail is about the only exciting thing you get during the day. For a long while...