Nooks and Crannies: The Post Office

Amherst College Postmaster Donnie Kells has seen the world change through the hundreds of glass mailbox windows in Keefe Campus Center. Bulky computer shipments have all but vanished, mail-order catalogs have been replaced with massive increases in online shopping and nobody seems to order frogs anymore. Between the deliveries of birthday cards, letters from abroad and occasional kayak, Kells gives a brief tour of the other side of mailbox.

 

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