This is not a cataclysm

Think of it as an opportunity.

an opportunity, not a cataclysm

Since the price of gas passed the $3.75 mark in my neighborhood, I’ve discovered

  • A bus that gets me downtown in half an hour. Saves on parking time and money to boot!
  • A grocery store stocked with far more international fare at far cheaper prices than the national chains. (My bus stops right by the entrance.)
  • The joy of watching seedlings elbow their way up through the potting soil.
  • You get more exercise by walking to the gym than driving there.

8 Responses to This is not a cataclysm

  1. KAT says:

    Also an opportunity to visit your favorite national park. Visitation at Mammoth Cave is down 12%, and it’s shaping up to be a quiet Memorial Day weekend. That is, if you want to spring for the gas…..

  2. b52 says:

    Is there a bus to Mammoth?

  3. KAT says:

    Ummmm. That would make too much sense!

  4. blog52 says:

    Maybe they don’t want the “wrong sort” getting into our national parks.

    Wrong sort = people without cars.

  5. vbonnaire says:

    b52, you planted stuff! me too! espec. tomatoes heirloom style………………….

  6. blog52 says:

    Yes, but I’m going to hold off on the “I wonder if this is edible” experiments for when gas hits $6 a gallon.

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  8. Spacer says:

    Somehow i missed the point. Probably lost in translation 🙂 Anyway … nice blog to visit.

    cheers, Spacer.

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