4 Responses to “Hmmm…”

  1. Melissa June 30, 2008 at 12:52 PM #

    Just a thought…My mother does that, she has MS and will get seriously ill when walking through the hot parking lot to stores.  The asphalt radiates heat and can cause an attack very quickly.  Once inside the stores, she has endurance as long as the store is not too hot. This woman may have been in a similar position or could have been trying to work the system. Something to think about.

  2. Angie June 30, 2008 at 12:57 PM #

    I would totally buy that except for two things:

    1) We got there when it opened, so there were “regular” parking spots right there.

    2) she had a walking boot on, so I don’t think it was MS.

    But you make a good point in not making snap judgements about why people are parking in the handicap spot (you have always been much nicer than me, lolol). I still think it’s mostly hinky though 😉

  3. Dev June 30, 2008 at 2:04 PM #

    Angie ~ I hate that.  My biggest pet peeves are somebody who parks in handicapped who shouldnt ~ either they don’t have a H tag at all; or they have a H tag, but the H person isn’t in the car with them.  I have an uncle who is in a wheelchair, so I’m pretty sensitive about this issue.  I’ve been known to turn them in, or I’ll confront them.  It’s just not right.

  4. Dana Marie Bell June 30, 2008 at 6:28 PM #

    I have arthritis in my knee, so it’s not obvious that something’s wrong with me until you see me break out the cane or I start limping.  I actually had someone walk up to me in Walt Disney World and ask me if I really needed the electronic wheelchair I was in!  “Uh, no, I LIKE having red-hot pokers dancing up and down my legs.  Here, have a seat!”(Man, to be a Princess and have hot, hunky, half-naked men carting me around all day…) 

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