The acrid smell of burnt rubber filled the driveway of our Alabang
house, testimony to the difficulties I was having with hanging starts.
I kept releasing the clutch prematurely, resulting in rapid
backsliding down the steep incline. I think I spent half an hour on
that slope, and had to content myself with the awesome achievement of
slipping back only a foot before the car started moving forward again.
I need to work on that more before I trust myself out in traffic.
I had no problems driving around, though, aside from always wincing
whenever I thought I passed something a little too closely on my
I wonder if I still remember how to park.
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