The grinch that stole Christmas.

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Blog series by IowaWoodcrafter updated 12-13-2007 08:59 PM 2 parts 2556 reads 10 comments total

Part 1: Christmas gifts delayed?

12-13-2007 06:22 AM by IowaWoodcrafter | 2 comments »

I’m making twelve mantle clocks for Christmas this year. Each of my four sisters will receive one, my brother in-law, father in-law, mother in-law as well as my two oldest children. My two youngest sons are in the Navy and don’t have anywhere to keep a mantle clock. I’m also keeping one for the house. I’m not sure what I’ll do with the remaining two clocks. Anyway, I ordered the clock inserts from last week and they were shipped on Monday. I&#...

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Part 2: A watched pot never boils

12-13-2007 08:59 PM by IowaWoodcrafter | 8 comments »

I learned today that it’s not always a good thing to keep checking on the status of a shipped package. Unlike UPS or Fed-Ex the USPS web site does not contain relevant data. When I called the post office they told me that the Delivered/Accepted status does not reflect the actual status of the package. In the case of my post office it just means that the package has reached the local distribution center. The clock inserts did make it to the local post office today. When I called I...

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