During my travels today, I came across this car … and I’m wondering if anyone else finds it as disturbing as I do.
These pictures really don’t do it justice. The windows were (mercifully) up and I snapped these shots with an iPhone camera very quickly … sort of from within my shirt … as I was keenly aware (read: hysterically paranoid) that I could be tackled from behind at any moment by a crazed hoarder.
Clearly, this person has no family as the only accessible (and I use the term very loosely) seat in the car is the driver’s seat. Also, I can’t be certain but I think he has a GREAT love of fountain-style cola beverages. As well as many other assorted snacks and, apparently, all of their valuable containers and packagings. I saw everything from paper cups, frozen dinner trays, political flyers, styrofoam bits, etc.
This car, which I inappropriately circled several times with my mouth literally hanging open, absolutely mesmerized me. I have always been someone who my family and friends would classify as the polar opposite of a hoarder. A minimalist. A neat freak even. I tried to google a comparable, clinical term for my affliction but the best I could find was ‘purger.’
Yeah, I didn’t like it either. Sounds like a very different type of affliction to me.