Archive for June 12th, 2010

Today’s example: a book I ordered came in the mail this afternoon. But I can’t get it. Why, you ask?

Because, while the box was just small enough to fit into my apartment mailbox (a pigeonhole type in the foyer area), it cannot be removed once the postman closes the front panel; the little door I open to get my mail is a bit smaller in circumference than the pigeonhole itself. So, because only the letter-carrier has the key to that front panel*, I can’t get my book until at least Monday.

Now that’s service.


And, yes, I used that word in the note I left on my mailbox.

*(I asked the complex’s assistant manager, who gave me the bad news. And this was the third time she’d heard of something like this.)

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