Road Rage Moment of the Week

“Yes, buddy, I’m parallel-parking into the spot behind you. A spot, may I add, in which a vehicle only fractionally larger than this station wagon would not fit. No, no! You and your lady friend just sit in your van and watch me do my thing—the 8 feet of space you have between the front of your vehicle and the parking meter for your spot is irrelevant; I’m just glad you’re enjoying the show. Moving your vehicle up a little bit to make it easier for me to slide into this space is TOTALLY not necessary. In fact, I seem to recall my driver’s education instructor encouraging the three-point-parallel-park—traffic be damned!”

I wasn’t really in a rage so much as a huff, but still…