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Kitty's Snow Day Fail

Since I'm on the radio, I take snow days pretty seriously. I take pride in disseminating important information about road condtions and school closings.

But I was REALLY serious about it back in my earlier days in radio.

The first time we had a snow day when I was working full-time at WSPT in Stevens Point I was pretty psyched to get to work to help tell all of central Wisconsin what was going on.

Unfortunately, I was unable to get my little Pinto out of my driveway to get to work. This was not acceptable! I had to get there! How could the news team function without me?

I thought about walking, but realized that would take me most of morning drive.

So I did the next best thing. I called the police department and asked me to give me a ride, figuring it was a MATTER OF PUBLIC safety that I get there.

So how did that work out?

The dispatcher told me: "we are not a taxi service, ma'am."

She apparently did not appreciate how vitally important my contribution was to keeping all of Portage County safe! 

So I called into work, and my colleagues did not share my alarm. They just told me to get in whenever I could, no big deal.

I was astonished, and dejected too. That's because I realized that I was probably the butt of jokes at the police station, because I had given my name!

Hey, at least I didn't dial 911.

(Pictured above: Kitty on a happier snow day).


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