It's back to "normal" after a week of retreat. It really is a little jarring when you first come out of retreat, isn't it? The schedule was different, demands on your time, even of yourself, were very different--not to mention the sleep schedule--and most everything else that's part of the "normal" day was suspended for a week.
All that changes today---normalcy returns.
A new idea came to me in one of my relaxing moments last week, so here begins a series: "This is the way it was, pre-email."
In reality it still exists, at least on a 15-mile stretch: roadside mail delivery. Within that 15 miles, from the city of Erie limits to the New York state line, along East Lake Road, I found some creative examples--here are the first two: