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Thinking Saturday was Sunday cost me

by jl333 on November 12, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

On Saturday I volunteered for JDRF. My shift started early and I was supposed to be there at 5:30. When I pulled up to the meter, I thought it was Sunday. I got out if my truck, shined my lights on the meter to even confirm that the meter didn't need to be fed since it was Sunday. I park, lock my truck on go about my merry day. After my six hour shift, I return to my truck to see a ticket on my window, still thinking it was Sunday, I thought..."how silly...the ticket person has their days mixed up!". It wasn't until nearly three minutes later that it dawned in me that Sunday was actually Monday. The cost of the ticket...$42.50 for expired meter. Doh!


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