Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Post Office Keeps Line Moving.(Metro & New Mexico)

Byline: Lloyd Jojola Journal Staff Writer

* Holiday mailing season nears its peak

Cradling a couple of packages in his arms, Dusty Erven on Tuesday afternoon took the journey that most people dread he walked through the glass doors and entered a post office during the crunch of the holiday mailing season.

He took a number and the clock ticked. But after what Erven estimated was only five minutes, the Albuquerque resident exited the Academy Station.

He was quite happy.

"I think it's going good," Erven, a machinist, said of the service and the short time it took to ship his holiday parcels to Canada and California. "I'm really surprised. …

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