Bob. (Post Office, DeKalb, Illinois) “If, somewhere, any possible world can exist, then somewhere there is any letter that could possibly be written. Somewhere, all those checks really were in the mail.” ― Terry Pratchett, ‘Going Postal’ Continue reading What do you call Bob the Mailman after he gets fired?
(Cortland, Illinois) (Cortland, Illinois) If you have a country style mailbox, & you happen to accidentally leave the door open in the spring, you know there’s a good chance that some bird will come along, seize the opportunity, & when you go to pick up your letters the next day, mixed in with your letters … Continue reading If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them
(Sycamore, Illinois) Heavy fog early this dreary winter morning as I was running errands………… Continue reading Just. One. Push. One. Little Push.
Big Rock, Illinois population: 1,157 The house was built around 1908-1910 by two farmers who were ready to retire & move into town. It later became known as the “Michael House” when the Michael family moved in. And to this day, it’s known as the Michael House. It became the Big Rock Library in 2009. … Continue reading Libraries & Grand Old Flags That I Guess Aren’t So Grand Anymore
The home & mailbox of artist of Lucio Bortolin, ornamental metalworker, Sycamore, Illinois Continue reading Lucio Bortolin Does Metal
Somebody vacationed in Hawaii & brought back a souvenir mailbox? Geneva, Illinois (If I wasn’t retired, I would want to be their mail carrier.) Continue reading A Little Bit of Hawaii in Illinois