Friday, July 13, 2012

Information desk?

Okay, just so you know, no, I do not know all, so do not call me at work and ask me the following questions like this person did the other day at work.

(Ring ring)

Me)       Good Evening, ------ Public Library, this is Aunt Krissy, how may I help you?
Patron)  Is the road open?
Me)       I'm sorry, did you say road?
Patron)  Yes, is the road open?
Me)        and what road would that be?
Patron)   hwy 40, from ------ to ------
Me)        Well, I happened to drive that road the other day from there to here and it was open yesterday, but there was a lot of road construction still going on, so I'm not sure if today it is.
Patron)    So, I can dive it all the way? It's open?
Me)         It was yesterday, not sure about today
Patron)    Well, I don't want to dive it if I have to to turn around. but it's open right?
Me)          Yesterday it was, today? Not sure.
Patron)     (Heavy sigh) But its open now right?
Me)           This is the public library, not the hot line for road closers.
Patron)       So it's open today?
Me)            Yes.
Patron)       Bye
Me)            Bye

Please do not call your local library and ask them about road updates.  We don't really know that.

8 comments:

  1. That is priceless Kris! Do you ever get the feeling that people are really, really needy???

    Nice header photo.....home sweet home!

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  2. that makes me laugh real good! I've had those conversations - they finally just wear you down so you give them the answer they want. Of course, if the road was closed, I'm sure you would have heard about it again. But then you could have denied it and said, "we're the library, why would we answer questions about roads?"

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  3. hi lady! Write me sometime - we need to catch up! Plus I'd like to know if the road is open... ;)

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  4. Ahh-you should be used to things like that after working for the airlines. Remember when Redoubt went off and we cancelled flights due to the ash. We were having the stupid question of the day award between stations. Danny won with one person question of "if your scheduled flights are not flying can we charter a plane!!"

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  5. O.K. IT'S BEEN 3 WEEKS - WAY PAST TIME FOR YOU TO UPDATE ALL OF US!!!

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  6. Lol so you must know everything going on! hope you have a wonderful day. Nice to catch up again

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