The test of an adventure is that when you are in the middle of it, you say to yourself, "Oh, now I've got myself into an awful mess; I wish I were sitting quietly at home." And the sign that something is wrong with you is when you sit quietly at home wishing you were out having lots of adventure. -Thornton Wilder

The nice thing about being confused is you get a chance to notice things a lot better than if you knew where you were going.

Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.

Saturday, February 9, 2013

No More Saturdays


Wayside Post Office, Kansas

With all the talk of ending Saturday mail delivery it is only appropriate to show a turn of the century (the last century) Post Office.  The original building no longer existed but its contents were removed and set up in this small little museum.


Looks like the postmaster had time in between customers to do the laundry,
some ironing and cook a meal.




7 comments:

  1. They used to multi task really well in those days!

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  2. Ah, the old times. Can you imagine we don't have postoffices here anymore?
    Just a desk in a bookstore has to do now!

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  3. much better multi-tasking skills back then. :)

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  4. Talk about a job with no stress.

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  5. I'm so glad I wasn't required to sleep at the office, though I had many late nights that I would have liked to take a few Zzz's. Great post!

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  6. Well, you'd fall asleep if you had nothing but the customers...

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  7. Cool stuff...I'll be posting on the artwork in some Wisconsin post offices from the '40's soon. I've been taking note of older exteriors as well, but I doubt there are any post offices out there with these kind of items still in use!

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