The Parking Dance

7:47 AM

As I've been doing my holiday shopping this December, I've been in quite a few tight spots. You know, literally tight spots, where you can barely get out of your vehicle because the cars are parked so closely together and you have to do a cirque-du-soleil routine to wriggle out your door. And the other day, as I was slithering out between cars, it occurred to me that I'm glad I care that much about hitting the car next to me. I would rather crawl out bit by bit in what can only be described as a contortionist act than put a dent in the car next to me. Even a little dent. Even when they've parked over the line. I think most of us feel the same way, right? And I like that about people. I also like that holiday shopping will be over soon, 
and mall parking lots will return to their normal half-empty state for a few months!

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