March 12 , 2012
3 BUCKS A GALLON IN BURLINGTON
Have you noticed how gas prices have quietly crept up. Have you noticed that mannequins still stand at the tank, pumping precious petrol furiously into their shiny, squeaky clean Suvs.
WELL, THIS IS NOTHING, FOLKS!
The government predicts that gas prices could hit a record this summer!
Editor's note: This was a post from May '07. To update, just add 75 cents.
CROSSING THE BORDER? PRACTICE UP AT THE FIVE CORNERS!
Yeah, it takes a while to cross the border in to Canada. But try idling at the Essex Junction Five Corners for a
few days and then do the border. It'll seem like a walk in the park.
FIVE CORNERS UPDATE
Interminable wait at the Essex Junction Five Corners light this morning. We achieved a boredom level rarely felt, and decided to pass the time reading food labels from groceries tucked inside our Mac's Market bag. One item we pulled out was a can of Campbell's Select Split Pea soup.
By the way - why is it always SPLIT PEA?! What are the other alternatives?
Anyway - get this. If you eat the entire can, you will ingest approximately (God, is that a ridiculously hard word to spell) 1700 mgs of sodium, practically the day's alotment put out by the FDA and the FBI. Insane. Remind me to e-mail Campbell's