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RE: OT-commentary


There's no doubt about that in some areas of the nation!  It's one side or a
bumper off.  

Blessings,
Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5) 

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of Zemuly Sanders
Sent: Wednesday, April 26, 2006 9:50 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT-commentary

Bonnie, you are so right.  I was astonished to learn we can reduce our gas
consumption by as much as 25% by driving 55 on the highway.  I am trying to
do that, but I think I'm putting my life in danger. <LOL> zem
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Wednesday, April 26, 2006 8:27 AM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] OT-commentary


> Considering people in Europe are paying nearly twice what we pay, I'd 
> say we're doing pretty good, despite the higher profits for oil companies.
> Most
> of them are not US based and could care less about our needs.  Third 
> world countries as well as other larger/older nations are also 
> increasing the demand for gas and oil.  We are in a supply and demand 
> catch 22.  Had we taken the  lead in the 70's when fuel was in short 
> supply, we would be driving different vehicles and not be slaves to 
> the oil rich and not so friendly nations.  This is why Bill and I 
> became so eco concerned and do our best to put our money where our 
> hearts are.  Some oil companies are seeing
> that they need to invest in alternative fuels and infrastructures.    That
> does not come cheep and it takes years to accomplish.  Building cars 
> that will run on the new fuels inexpensively enough most Americans can 
> afford is another factor.  If our "big three" had pulled their 
> collective heads out of the darkness, they'd have started work on that 
> back in the 70's as well instead of building more gas guzzlers.  This 
> is a complex problem that will take time and complex solutions.  It 
> didn't happen overnight and it won't be solved overnight.  We might 
> also conserve fuel by reducing speed limits nation wide, but that will 
> not go over very well, will it?  That is just my opinion.  I do my 
> best to keep my carbon footprint as small as possible.
>
> Relax a little, Kitty.  Your sale on Saturday is important for your 
> income as is your new job.  I would put that first.  If you have to, 
> tell the MG Nursery head that you need help and let someone else do some
of that work.
> They are not putting food on your table.  Just because you are single 
> doesn't mean you don't have a life.  (Yes, I know you enjoy working 
> with the MG Nursery, but you are only one person.)
>
> Blessings,
> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 50
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On 
> Behalf Of Kitty
> Sent: Wednesday, April 26, 2006 6:57 AM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: [CHAT] OT-commentary
>
> I'm in crunch mode right now - sale on Saturday, MG Nursery plant work 
> up to my eyeballs, new job strain, etc - so I have little to no time 
> to read.
> Just catch a few headlines or clips here and there.  Haven't watched 
> the News in over a month.
>
> I woke up today to NPR saying something about some big oil company 
> posting new quarter gains of 60 or 70% as the price of oil reached 
> $73.  Then w/ my am coffee I opened the newspaper to this headline: 
> 'Bush acts to soften pain at pumps" Followed by a subheading: "Aids 
> refiners by easing environmental rules".  #@*&%^$  If I actually had 
> time to read it, I wouldn't be able to bring myself to do it.
>
> They're only making money hand over fist, charging us a fortune for 
> fuel, and he's going to make things easier for them while throwing 
> environmental caution to the wind.
>
> Aaaarrgggghhhhhhhh!
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
>
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