6.20.2008

Another Gas Price Rant

Every time Mark fills up his car [and bear in mind he is not filling up a big car - -he drives a very small PT Cruiser] I get mad when I have to subtract the amount from the checking account. It just shouldn't cost $50 to fill up a tiny little car like his. It really shouldn't.

I'm sure that if I wanted to buy Premium, my oldest son Chris would be in the hands of the gas companies right now.

14 comments:

Sandy said...

I am with you! It cost me $75 today to fill up my oh so cool mini-van. And that was from a quarter of a tank. It used to cost me about $50 from empty! It's killing us!

Chris and Tara Mason said...

Chris just spent $68 filling up his ride! And, the worst part is, we can't turn in most of his gas receipts any longer because they've cut back on costs! Argh!

Emily J. said...

Ain't that the truth!!!

Jori said...

Makes me SO MAD!!!!!!!!! have you seen all these news stories about people just tinkering in their garages modifying their cars to be SUPER fuel efficient? hellooooo they really should be able to work something out for us, if joe blow can do it in his garage.

Ashley said...

yeah, it's pretty darn bad right now.

100 Percent Cottam said...

oucha magoucha is all i can say. i'm going to have to start staying home more!

kristi lee said...

I've really tried to cut back and only fill up every other week. It's tough cause the kiddies always want to go to a park or something. I'm being FORCED to be more creative and stay home to entertain them. Ok. . .maybe forced is a strong word but I really have cut out unnecessary errands.

Shelley said...

I think gas alone is going to cost me about 250 or so for the trip? It's about 70 each time I fill up lately... Gas is at $4.25 or so here... it's so killing my wallet. Somedays the Jeep just isn't worth it! (17mpg on a good day!)

Natalie Scott said...

I really, really hate it. We've gone back to not considering another car for a while, though we could use one!

Phogles said...

yes, everywhere I go, I go in my big white whale. Mark keeps it tuned and humming, so it get's decent milage, but it still cost us $96 to fill up last time...*sigh* If only someone would make a fuel efficient vehicle for the average family of eight...

Mel said...

I love that! So true. Gas is completely ridiculous!

Emily said...

Just like everyone else - I hear ya!! It's getting overly ridiculous!!! I have a tiny car, as well, and it costs about the same to fill it up. It makes me more nauseous than being pregnant!!

Cammie said...

It hurts so bad. It sucks that gas, of all things, has come to dominate my pocketbook!

hoLLy said...

HA! we just drove to corpus christi and back. OUCH! that hurt. i'm just a stump now.