Wednesday, May 05, 2010

If I didn't have any bad luck....

I wouldn't have any luck at all.

So I've been working on a deficit for 4 months now and I can barely pay for food some extras have fallen by the wayside. Like parking tickets for example. I paid a $240 parking ticket last month and have 3 parking tickets left to pay. I got paid today and the first thing I did was pay my rent the second thing I did was make a note to pay my parking tickets on line as soon as I get to work.

I took a shower, shaved, got dressed, packed up all my stuff and left the house. On time I may add. And walked out to my car to find a beautiful yellow boot on my car.

So now I'm standing in line at a City of Chicago revenue office waiting to pay my tickets. And a boot fee. And then pay a cab to get back home so I can sit on my porch and wait for them to remove the boot.

The only good news is that I managed to find someone to cover my first few hours at work.

I will try to keep you updated on the calamity that is my life.

Good Night and Good Luck

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Anonymous said...

I'm kinda wondering why you keep getting parking tickets and why you haven't figured it out to stop getting them???????

Jessica said...

dude!!! is that a sucks to be you or unlucky lotterie?

Writings of a Student said...

i save a lot of money on parking tickets by driving safely and parking in designated areas. also paying bills on time. sorry to be rude, but really, learn from your mistakes.

ArtformTheHeart* said...

well I sympathise. One and only time I got a parking ticket was when I had an emergency dentist appointment - last thing on a Friday afternoon. I had to risk the ticket by parking in a taxi zone or miss the appointment and suffer the worst toothache of my life for the full weekend.

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Model Citizen aka Bonnie Rue said...

my neighbor used to live in chicago and he said parking tickets were almost a daily issue. He mentioned the amount of money he paid for said tickets and I was blown away - I thought maybe it was his fault and he deserved it.. but - he never gets any parking tickets here in Austin. Chicago must just love to hand them out.
I hope your luck has tuned around.