Posts tagged “USPS”

Photo Stamps

Photo Stamps

A service for printing your own postage stamps

Marketing 101

I bought something from a few days ago and it just arrived. Included in the package were ten one-cent stamps with a nice little note about how they were saving me the hassle of going to the post office to buy more stamps (because the rates increased a penny). It is a ridiculously silly

Postal Service Craziness

They knew that an item, say, a saucepan, normally would be in a package because of USPS concerns of entanglement in their automated machinery. But what if the item were not wrapped? How patient are postal employees? How honest? How sentimental? In short, how eccentric a behavior on the part of the sender would still

What Is This? is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


You can read dozens of essays and articles and find hundreds of links to other sites with stories and information about Ernest Hemingway in The Hemingway Collection.