It was about a year and half ago when I was taking my first car to the car wash. The car was very decrepit and antiquated, as I remember when went through the car wash. I guess I was just sitting on the bench in the front of the building when I thought to my self. As I was thinking I was wondering how the car would of looked twelve years ago, when it was new.
But as I was sitting their brainstorming I still could not picture the car in its original condition with all the present rust damage and dents.
Embarrassed bringing the car to get washed, I sat and waited for the car to make it through the other side. Nervously waiting I was greeted by two more people that were also waiting for their vehicles to be cleansed of minor visual defects. One of the customers was a man in his mid forties and the other was a boy almost the same age as I was. I still sat there in anticipation waiting to see my car pass through the other side.
Finally it passed through the other side followed by an eerie screeching sound. The dreadful sound was emanating from the dry rotted tires that were rubbing against the rails. After the car emerged from the exit of the car wash, it was then wiped dry by the co-workers of the car wash. Watching the employee's wipe the car I could hear the boy my age say, "I feel bad for who ever owns that car". The car was fully washed and ready to go as one of the staff members approached the benched and asked which one of us the owner of the vehicle. Again the muttered another comment, "sure isn't mine". The comment from the boy made me hesitant, but for a moment I realized the only person I was fooling was myself. So I picked myself up and as I was about to leave, the man in his mid forties stated to me "it could have been worse, my first car barely ran". With that comment I was a little more encouraged to get into the car and leave with some dignity.
After going through that occasion, it made me realize that I just... [continues]
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