More mail we didn’t get

Turns out not only do you not get your vehicle license renewal in the mail, you also don't get your insurance renewal in the mail. We purchased car insurance in July. In California, your insurance goes for a year (July to June in this case). We filled out the auto-renewal paperwork and figured we were…

Renewing our vehicle license

You don't realize how much you depend on a mail system until you don't have one. Sure, it's inconvenient not to get mail. Your family complains, birthday cards disappear into the void, bills are hand-delivered (they just show up tucked into the door), and it's difficult to send anything but Amazon gifts to family. But…

OUCH

Bill paying is an interesting process here. Without a mail system, no bills in the mail. Some bills come by email. Some are put in your door. Some you are just supposed to know to transfer money to the correct account. And due dates don't seem to be consistent. Fortunately, penalties seem to be just…