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Nov 092012
 
'Tis the Season for Mailing!

The holidays are upon us and the U.S. Postal Service is gearing up for their busy season. Due to the popularity of online shopping, they foresee a “record breaking” increase in business this year.  Between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve, over 18 billion pieces of mail will be delivered. It’s an exciting and busy time! [...]

Sep 052012
 
How to Mail a Child

Most people love getting a personal letter in the mail. Imagine opening your mailbox and seeing a child in there? I stumbled upon this photo and thought it was the funniest thing. Even though the postal service was not sticking children in mailboxes, it was once legal to put a stamp on a child and [...]

Jul 262012
 
Is it too late to SAVE the U.S. Postal Service?

IT’S NO SECRET that the United States Postal Service is in financial trouble. They had a $3.2 billion net loss in the second quarter this year. The same time last year, the U.S.P.S. suffered a $2.2 billion loss. In the last 8 years, the U.S.P.S. has seen a decrease in the volume of mail by over 34 billion pieces. Think [...]