I Call It “Action/Reaction”

It’s simple really. Formulaic as a+b=c even. Here, allow me to illustrate with today’s example:

Inconsiderate Lazy Jerktard (a) + Vehicle Said Jerktard Left Blocking My Driveway (b)

= Parking Ticket (c)

UPDATE (4:02 p.m.): And here’s a couple more, just for fun:

I can only wonder if the occupants even bothered to check how much of their asswagon was jutting into my ingress/egress space…


And here’s the prize-winning POV from inside my truck looking out the driver’s side mirror. For those who doubt the impact these asshats have on my ability to enter and exit the garage, see how close I am to the wall and how much little wiggle room I have?


Just so it’s clear I’m no levelheaded sumbitch… when I returned home from my errands and the vehicle was still there I hopped up dramatically atop the Assburban’s rear bumper and after glaring at every window and doorway that had the potential to be framing whoever the flaming buttthead is that owns this global killer, I proudly and loudly hawked up one heckuva spitball and splattered it all down its tinted rear window where it dried almost immediately in this excessive heat. Then I took my time looking around again to see if that had brought about any reaction. Seeing none, I disembarked and adjourned inside.

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Will Campbell arrived in town via the maternity ward at Good Sam Hospital way back in OneNineSixFour and has never stopped calling Los Angeles home. Presently he lives in Silver Lake with his wife Susan, their cat Rocky, dogs Terra and Hazel, and a red-eared slider turtle named Mater. Blogging since 2001, Will's web endeavors extend back to 1995 with laonstage.com, a comprehensive theater site that was well received but ever-short on capital (or a business model). The pinnacle of his online success (which speaks volumes) arrived in 1997, when much to his surprise, a hobby site he'd built called VisuaL.A. was named "best website" in Los Angeles magazine's annual "Best of L.A." issue. He enjoys experiencing (and writing about) pretty much anything creative, explorational and/or adventurous, loves his ebike, is a better tennis player than he is horr golfer, and a lover of all creatures great and small -- emphasis on "all."