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Re: Re: Plant disaster/ups versus usps

That's horrible - worse than the Terrell PO and they are the PITS. My
Kemp PO people are great. Just wish the water department was so
competent. You should see what those ham-handed, half-witted incompetent
Neanderthal spider monkeys did to my front yard trying to fix a simple
leak. Shooting's too good for them.

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: Marge Talt
Sent: 5/27/2004 2:50:15 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Plant disaster/ups versus usps

> Lordy, Auralie, your Peekskill office even beats downtown DC!  And
> that's saying something.  Personally, I'd send a letter to the
> Postmaster General and copy it to some major TV station....you'd
> either get better service or none at all after that:-)
> Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
> mtalt@hort.net
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> > From: Aplfgcnys@aol.com
> > Marge, I have complained loud and long, and the general service
> just got 
> > worse.  Peekskill is notorious for bad service.  I once tried to
> insure an index I 
> > was sending to a publisher, and they wanted to know what was in it.
>  When I 
> > told them, they refused to insure it - said if it was lost there
> was no way to 
> > replace it. I protested strongly that I always insured my work, but
> they 
> > wouldn't move. Wouldn't you know, when the package arrived at the
> publisher's, it 
> > had been broken into and was empty.  Fortunately I always kept
> carbons - this 
> > was before computer days - and I had been early enough that I still
> met the 
> > deadline.  Since that time I have used FedEx, or if something must
> be sent by 
> > mail Express or Priority mail I drive to another town.
> > This goes back to the first year we lived here - 1970.  At
> Christmas we were 
> > solicited for cash gifts to the postmen - which is strictly
> illegal.  We 
> > didn't pay up, and have never had another package delivered - but
> we're not the 
> > only victims - hear it all around.
> > Auralie
> > 
> >
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