![](’s a bench, sitting adjacent from the mailboxes.nnI guess people are supposed to sit here and stare down the postal worker until they *hurry up* and do their job.nnThe bench is small, frail. Perhaps a small child could sit on it, and it not break, but an adult would snap the thing in two.nnI got the snap on my way to Schnucks, where great things were bought.nnIt’s a simple day, and I will keep it that way.nnback soon

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