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Mel Carriere
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Letter Carriers Lynch Postal Parcel Kicker
By Mel Carriere Whenever
there is an incident that seems to violate the expected norms of a
certain segment of human society, the lingering tribal mentality of we
members of the human race compels the angry villagers to break out the
pitchforks and burn...
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Postal Tsunami 3/17/2017
Click Link Below: What Is A Sense of Urgency - Musings from The Postal Tsunami  Are you a letter carrier with a sense of urgency?  Just what is a sense of urgency?  Furthermore, is your urgency my emergency?  Mel ponders the particulars of postal philosophy...
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Postal Tsunami 2/10/2017
Click Link Below: We Deliver Dog Kicks - San Diego Letter Carrier Accused of Punting Pooch Do letter carriers get their kicks punting pooches?  Or are there legitimate reasons why flailing feet sometimes launch furry footballs into orbit?  The Postal Tsunam...
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Postal Tsunami 1/20/2017
Click Link Below: Are Postal Customers Preparing for the Trumpocalypse? Donald Trump is now President, without the reassuring -elect suffix attached.  Are Postal Customers stockpiling, in anticipation of a dreaded Trumpocalypse?
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Postal Tsunami 1/2/2017
Did We Win? - Early Returns Show USPS Makes Further Breakthroughs in The Parcel Delivery Business Mel tells some heart-warming holiday stories, then reveals secret statistics that demonstrate how the Postal Service is kicking butt on its competitors.  From ...
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Postal Service Throws The Election Again - Musings on An Election Season (Almost) Passsed
By Mel Carriere This election season was brutal, and it's not quite over yet.  Here in San Diego it seems that political mail volume soared to new heights, even as voter apathy soared to new heights along with it.  Although many of us are not enthusiastic a...
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Are Mailmen Stupid? Any "Advise?"
By Mel Carriere Okay, I admit I probably wasn't making good life choices when I raised my right hand back in December, 1993 for something other than to give my Billy Idol White Wedding impression.  I had a wife and  a year old son to take care of, the bank ...
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Tender Mailman Messages - Just Wanted to Let You Know
By Mel Carriere Stevie Wonder just called to say I love you.  Postal Customers check in sometimes too, just to let letter carriers know.  Not to let us know that they love us, necessarily, but to pass along what's going on in their mail-related lives, to gi...
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Three Aggravating CCA Trainee Types that Make Me Wonder why The $#@! I Do This
By Mel Carriere Training day is upon us.  The kids are growing up and  making regular, which is a wonderful thing.  I am proud of my CCA children and happy to see them prosper in the Postal Service, but this also means I have to break out of my comfort zone...
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San Diego District Dementia Sings The Praises of The Promaster - but Tsunami Is not so Sure
  By Mel Carriere I'm sure that if you work for the Post Office your Mailbox is flooded with Postal propaganda designed to boost your employee morale by reassuring you that our leaders are wise, enlightened people who have weighed their decisions carefully ...
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