At least he thought he was.
But then his brother, who was a Postmaster in Alaska, called him and told him about an opening in Barrow, AK, which also happened to be the nation’s most northerly outpost. He applied and got the job. Chuck served there for four years, surviving extreme winters and cool summers.
But his story didn’t end in the Great North. He and his wife took a vacation to Maui in 2007 to “thaw out” after a cold, dark winter. They fell in love with the place and later that year, transferred to Paia, Hawaii.
“I’m still in absolute awe of the sequence of events.”
Keizer plans to retire later this year.
|The Barrow Alaska Post Office|
|Paia, HI, Post Office|