Did you ever want to go back in time? I mean, just a little bit? Back to when life was…a little more simplistic, carefree, 20 pounds lighter? (OK, maybe just a tad more.)
I filled up mythe other day (OK, so I didn’t, I put in like maybe 3 gallons, because I hadn’t hit the yet), and gas was $4.21 per here in .
Good ole Connecticut. Land of Steady Habits and high taxes.
It got me thinking to when I was Womens college I was going to in (yes – they were quite the thing back then, and there were a ton of them.) , who was then DBF, was going to school in , and he came home too. We both transferred to local colleges and lived at home. Actually, hardly anyone had their own place back then, we just lived with our parents.between colleges. I left the All-
Anyway, back to the gas thing. I had a 1970 Volkswagen Bug, almost practically brand new, that cost me $2,000. To commute from my house to college, was about 7 miles. I used to fill up my tank for $3.00, at 32-Cents Per Gallon!
After we got married – the gas wars andbegan, and we could only fill up on odd/even days, depending what letter our last name began with.
Something tells me we might be headed in that direction again.
If you’re one of my young readers – ask your parents if that happened in your home state. If you’re a Boomer like me…..do you remember?