From Walt Reed and Stevan Dohanos to Miggs Burroughs, Westport artists have designed dozens of US postage stamps.
There have been so many, in fact, that the… 122 more words
The National Postal Forum was held this year just a few blocks from Disneyland in Anaheim CA. Somehow I found that appropriate. M-I-C…K-E-Y…
Now, I know a lot of the postal executives, and they are all really good people trying hard to do something right. 253 more words
Although claiming to bond “instantly”, all glues of the “super” variety (Krazy, Gorilla, Loctite, Super, etc.) fail to do so, at least in my experience. I doubt that use of the word “instant” on packaging is required by law to mean something even vaguely expeditious. 772 more words
Wherever you have people trying to do something good for others, you’ll inevitably have others trying to twist that effort for their own benefit. There’s not always a name for these greedy people, but in the case of three postal workers accused of rigging the “Operation Santa” program, the word “Grinch” is pretty darn fitting. 282 more words
CONTROVERSY SURROUNDS NEW STAMP HONORING MAYA ANGELOU
A new stamp has recently been unveiled, honoring the late author Maya Angelou. However, the quote on the stamp, “A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song,” was actually written by an 89-year-old children’s book author Joan Walsh Anglund. 359 more words
The US Postal Service’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently issued a report showing how postal banking could be expanded.
Post offices already provide limited banking services such as the sale of money orders, the most widely used alternative banking service in the US. 645 more words