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It’s that time of year where waiting on line is the norm. Waiting to see Santa, waiting to purchase gifts, waiting for caffeinated beverages, waiting to get on a less crowded subway, waiting to let the tourists take a pic, and my least favorite, waiting at the post office. Sigh.

Today I could no longer avoid it. The holiday cards were sitting on the table taunting me. They needed stamps. Half of them needed the dreaded “international” stamp. I HAD to go to the post office.

Here in Manhattan they disguise the post offices in nice buildings so that you think all will be okay.

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But then you walk in and find an enormous line which you know from experience is at least an hour wait time.

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But then you remember the beautiful self service kiosk. It is a life saver.

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Even though it only prints out 5 international stamps at a time it saves you at least 45 minutes. Victory!!!

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Noticing that the main line has only moved three people, I leave feeling triumphant but remind myself not to get too cocky. I am sure that there is a huge line with an inept salesperson in my future ๐Ÿ˜‰
Hope you are all enjoying some holiday fun. Keep laughing and staying calm! Happy Wednesday ๐Ÿ™‚

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