The Country Life: Mail carrier doesn't let snow, darkness or bumpy country roads stop her

Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.

While the U.S. Postal Service does not have an official motto, these words commonly are considered the postal carrier’s creed. For Bonny Blasingame, I would add “nor dusty country roads nor a crazy amount of miles.”

The 67-year-old has worked with the Postal Service for 22 years, the first seven as a substitute carrier before getting a regular route. She operates out of the Calhan post office and there’s no walking from mailbox to mailbox; her daily route involves 363 stops scattered across 130 miles or so.

“I’ve got probably 10 miles of pavement, and the rest of it is dirt,” she said.

Source: The Country Life: Mail carrier doesn’t let snow, darkness or bumpy country roads stop her

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It’s a Subaru, I can see packages piled up against the window and she only has 363 boxes.

Thought the same thing.

she must not carry much if she can get it in that saturn