the post office an endangered species???

I think my little country post office the most communal place I know. People gather there, and not just for the mail. It has a graveyard next to it which may be foreshadowing if congress has its way. I also have a postbox at the end of the road which is not nearly as securely designed. The post office has snug little containers where one must come up with a combination to open the locks. The people who work at the postoffice come to know us all and we them. And we often come to know each other. I can live without Saturday delivery, but should this little moment in my life go away I should definitely miss it.

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About christineemmert

Words have been part of my life. First the spoken word in my time as an actress and increasingly the written word in my shift to writer. I write across the genres, but mostly as a playwright and poet. My interest as my life extends is in the realm of tethering myth to the mundane reality where I live. In this vein I have expanded into stories and novels. Presently I look at how myths taken from past cultures can affect us today. Hence my novella of Lilith which is out on Kindle . I live in the Eastern Woodlands where I try to incorporate nature into my many writing projects. We are so in danger of losing that link to our very planet!
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