How To: Perfect Your Powder Flu

Powderhound Cat

By Powderhound Cat \ March 1 2012 \ 0 Comments

Today was one of my favorite kinds of days - a mid-week powder day. 

I know for some of you, there is a little four letter word that might get in the way of experiencing epic powder turns: WORK.

So, I talked to some of my friends and came up with a little list of excuses you can use to get the day off when Mother Nature calls. Which she certainly will, I have a feeling it's going to be a good month.

*I have fallen on some ice, and I can't get up.

*Today is the funeral for my pet goldfish.

*The pipes in my house froze.


*I'm getting a wart removed.

*My electric blanket caught fire.

*NASA keeps calling me for advice.

*I need to bail my friend out of jail.

*Jury duty!

*I got stuck in the blood pressure sleeve at Wal Mart.

*I burned myself getting dinner out of the microwave last night.

*My grandma is sick. No, the other one, not the same one as last week...

If all else fails: I'm calling in blind: I just can't seem myself coming in to work today!

Remember, the more creative the better. At some offices you are one of a dozen trying to get fresh turns. What's the best excuse you've ever heard, or used? Don't worry, I won't tell your boss.

*Let it snow*

Powderhound Cat

Catherine Killfoil has spent the last four seasons going from rookie to expert on and off the slopes. Resorts! Park City Living! Ski Culture! Smirnoff Ice! Why they call it the White Room! Follow her to learn from her experiences (the good, the bad, and the powdery) and to see what Utah can offer every level of skier. Check out her "How To" series for the tips and tricks that everyone needs to crush winter in style.