Life in China 2016: A Picture A Day, December 19 – I think I may have mentioned that we don’t get mail very often. It’s usually just the 2 or 3 bills we get each month. We don’t even get junk mail where we live now! I only check it once every week or two, so today I was surprised to have not just one personal piece of mail but two! The only problem is, they were mailed from the USA last JANUARY! See the dates? 1-11-16 and 1-21-16! So glad to have finally received this long lost mail! Who knows where it has been all this time! Mail doesn’t always take this long though, it’s usually about a month from the USA. The government run China Post is NOT the mail service to use for anything important, it’s very inconsistent! We order things online quite often, and it’s AMAZING how fast they are delivered, BUT, they come through private delivery services, NOT China Post! I’ve also included a picture of our local China Post….it’s actually quite old, dull and boring!