It’s raining in the mountains today. Not a hard rain, just constant. It's warm outside though so I don't mind it much. I suppose we are in for another wet, humid summer.
On April 9th, (Wed), I had a check sent from a brokerage up North to me here at the house. I had it sent priority mail, 2nd day delivery.
The Post office first sent it to Frankfort, KY . It stayed at the Frankfort sorting center until the evening of 11 April (the same day it was supposed to be here before 4:00). Then they sent it to Lexington, KY on the 12th. The Post office listed it as "out for delivery" which is interesting since I live three states down from there.
On the 13th, the post office sent it to Louisville, KY.
Today it is listed as having been forwarded from Louisville, but they can't tell me anything about where it is now or where it was sent to.
So I had to have a wire transfer done, and of course banks charge you a hefty fee to send a wire transfer, and to receive it. Nor does that help me determine where my check for several thousand dollars is right now. The broker wanted to send it by FEDEX. I don't like FEDEX because they know I live up on a mountain, and unlike UPS they won't call me and have me meet them somewhere. Instead, they just don't bother to come out to the house, take the package back to Cleveland, Tennessee where they come from, and have somebody call me to try to figure out how to get it to me.
Maybe that would have been preferable to this though. I have a feeling that check is going to show up as having been deposited or cashed somewhere.