This spot is mine mine mine ..
I love the Chicago tradition of digging out your snow filled street parking spot and then claiming it as your own by marking it with a selection of random items found in the garage. All this in an attempt to ward off potential people snagging your spot that took you a back-breaking amount of time to shovel. Walking around the neighborhood here are some examples of what I am talking about. You can read more about this phenomenon by clicking here.