Parking is at a premium in my neighborhood, as it is in most cities. Sometimes I get a primo spot in front of my house, but sometimes I have to park a few blocks away… That’s life, I deal with it, I don’t complain.
Last night, as I made my loop looking for a place to park, I noticed an open spot with a lawn chair sitting in the middle of it.
This is not an unusual site. People do it all the time in the winter, and in the winter I get it. If you spent your time and energy to dig out a parking spot, then you have rights to that spot until it thaws. I’m totally on board with that social more…
IT’S NOT SNOWING YET!
What makes these people so special that they have the right to a parking spot right in front of their house when the rest of us have to hunt for the best we can find on a day to day basis.
I’ve been feeling the pull to write more and more passive agressive notes…
sure it’s enraging, at times to get one, but it’s sooo fun to give them.
I wrote a note that read as follows:
“FYI, this tactic is only acceptable when it’s snowing”
I signed it with a smiley face…
But wouldn’t you know it, when I finally found my own spot for the evening and walked passed the reserved parking spot to leave the note (it was on my way), the people who’d saved it arrived home just as I reached the spot.
Much to my surprise they were none of the following:
Those are the only three characterstics that will excuse a person from the parking spot hunt.
I’ll leave my note soon enough. I’ve got my eye on them.