Friday, March 28

Hardly seems worth it

Driving home from work last week, I remembered that I had to buy a gift for a party.

Struggling to find a legal space in my neighborhood the obvious next step was to look for a parking meter. Actually the logical thing would be to park my car at home and walk to the store, but I'm lazy.

Back to the meter idea. Problem - no coins in my car, and I try not to carry change in my pockets (I have an irrational aversion to touching metal).

I drove into a restaurant parking lot to turn around and noticed that their parking fee machine took credit cards.

Upon closer inspection, you can buy 15 minutes for just 25¢ ... with a credit card. I decided to splash out and go for a massive 30 minutes at a cost of 50¢.

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