Using Less: Gas

I used to tell people I had an office with a 365 degree view. I was a mobile computer tech. We had clients all over the metro OKC area (competes for the town with the most square miles in  America).  I had had a few different cars during that job but I started thinking seriously about gas usage when the price began being consistently above $3 a gallon. That year I asked my bosses for a raise based on gas prices. They agreed and it helped a lot but my monthly gas bill began to out pace my stipend. At the time I was driving a Dodge Dakota 5.9l V8 (thought we’d be pulling a camper more but that didn’t pan out at the time). The best I could do was in the Dakota was 15 mpg. If I drove super conservatively I could get to 16 mpg.

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Hello World – Again

After a less than graceful transition to a new web host I am starting over with a fresh site. The old site was lost to the digital abyss but I’m not really all that sad about it. I visit so rarely that I really forgot what all was there anyway.

This time will be different though (maybe) I will be adding my personal thoughts instead of just technology related issues. Right now the main categories, starting out, will be Jesus, Technology (ranging from product use to troubleshooting), Media (TV, Film and Podcast),  Energy (as in Alternative or Conservation of), and Food. There may be some Fatherhood thrown in to round it out.

My many thanks to my 1 regular reader!

bert