Interesting article about the 72 year old mailman with America's longest route:
Mailman at 72 With America
Things that were interesting - He is a former high school principal who retired in 1995. He did some part-time work then remarried a younger woman (a teacher) and wanted to provide more for her (although she will get a pension) and help out his grandkids. He started as a substitute at the post office in 2000 and moved to a full-time route in 2007. He gets a pension from his teaching career, and SS and makes $62,000 as a mailman.
I was astounded at how much he makes even though he has a very long route (taking 9.4 hours).
The comments were also fascinating with a shockingly high percentage of people negative about him taking jobs from younger people and advocating that there should be a forced retirement age so that old people can't take jobs from young people...