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Sign up for USPS Informed Delivery Daily and save yourself headaches! [Life Hack]

November 18th, 2020 No comments

Sign up for USPS Informed Delivery Daily and save yourself headaches!

The US Post Office has a service that sends you a preview of whatever paper mail is scheduled to arrive each day. In the past this has helped us catch the infrequent times when a temporary mail carrier uses our old mail slot instead of the mailbox on the end of our porch, but today it helped us prevent an even larger problem.

Sign up for USPS Informed Delivery Daily and save yourself headaches! [Life Hack]I

had noticed that we were supposed to receive a DMV Renewal form a few days ago, but we didn’t know where it was. We did remember seeing other mail which arrived on the same day, so it was very likely the notice had been misplaced in the house somewhere.

Sure enough, we found it in the small recycle bin in the house. Without Informed Delivery we wouldn’t have known that something was missing  and it could have been quite costly.

Help make your life just a little bit easier.

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Send a letter! Send a postcard! Beverly Wilshire Hotel via Instagram

January 23rd, 2019 Comments off

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Send a letter! Send a postcard! Beverly Wilshire Hotel via Instagram

Send a letter! Send a postcard!

Wandering Rodeo Drive with family a few weeks ago and we HAD to go into the Lobby of the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. After all, this was the hotel portrayed in Pretty Woman and countless other films and tv shows.

For me, though, it wasn’t about the fancy shops or exceedingly rich or famous guests. I was more interested in the design and architecture of the hotel, first built in 1928. 

This gleaming mail chute shines brightly in the elevator lobby and I stopped to take a photo despite the odd looks I received from staff and guests. What can I say? I love things that are well-designed in a style that isn’t seen much anymore. I am sure I have countless other photos like this in my photo collection. 

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Learn more about mail chutes and their design

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Cutler Mail Chute Company at Smithsonian.edu

New York City’s Mail Chutes Are Lovely, Ingenious, and Almost Entirely Ignored

Royal Mail [Photo]

January 10th, 2017 Comments off

Royal mail

Royal Mail

Packages arrive from the UK and the different stamps and postmarks catch my interest.

#philately #stamp #stamps #mail #uk #queen #queenelizabeth

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