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Jun 21, 2012

YES I AM BOASTING

So I haven't parallel parked in ages....
Tonight I zipped up just past the tight parking spot....cranked the wheel and backed up right back into the spot...straightened wheels and leveled out....oh ya I still got the moves. Perfection.
Came out to my car later and and watched a woman with almost an identical car to mine try to do the same in front of my car and she parked and walked away leaving her car about 2 1/2 feet away from the curb. Was it mean of me to chuckle to myself?
How about you? Can you parallel park? Avoid it at all costs? Have never had to even try it?

7 comments:

Kerryn said...

Isn't it amazing how some days you can do it one shot but others are hopeless.

Lynn said...

I pick choice #3.
But I am impressed with your skill!

Kasia said...

Congrats! I like parking that way too, though with the advent of self-park cars... Im interetsed! :)

Hugs,

Maureen said...

Kinda like riding a bike.....

Muddy Boot Dreams said...

All this and you can still wear those earrings from high school?

I failed my first road test, apparently "we do not back into the camero while parallel parking" at least that's what the inspector said....

Way to go, proud of you for making it in that space.

Me, well after a few tries I did get it down pat.

Jen @ Muddy Boot Dreams

Kim@Snug Harbor said...

I grew up in Chicago where parallel parking is a necessity. I find it's easier for me to do it on my right than on my left tho.

Sue said...

I'm always so proud of myself when I whip ,into a paralllel parking spot, so I know how you feel! I don't have many occasions to park like this except in very small towns where I'm vintage shopping. Just adds to the charm. :-) Sue

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