Friday, June 20, 2008

UPSP Not for Me

We live on a nice quiet little cul-de-sac - except for the old lady across the circle that has G O T to quit smoking. Good yard upkeep, pretty landscaping, A+ neighbors.
Two or three houses down there is a mailbox that the owners have planted a vine that has wound all the way up the post and hangs around the box. Pretty little plant that has purple flowers on it. I was driving by it earlier this week and had a thought:

I wonder if there is a 'prerequisite' for becoming a mail person that requires you to NOT be afraid of bees, wasps and other stinging insects that pollinate flowers that are planted around mailboxes?

I would fail that miserably. PHOBIC? MUCH?

Neither snow nor rain nor dark of night - but bees and wasps I'll run with fright!!