The plan was to immerse ourselves in the local, become agents for change in our own community, so we ordered the area newspaper. That was two months ago. It is supposed to be delivered 4 days a week. We were lucky if it showed up ½ that much.
The engagement started out friendly, merely asking for a credit for the missed deliveries. As it developed into a regular occurrence, (we were surprised when it showed up); contact became a bit testier. It was the subject of our conversations each day. “Did we get the paper today?” We expected to be disappointed, and frustration emerged as our expectations were met. Continue reading