Ways to Save Gas
Do you want to save money on gasoline or protest the
escalating prices? Join our easy protest.
Invitation from Jeanette Joy Fisher
Just Stay Home Campaign
If you're like millions of Americans, you're tired of
paying higher prices for gasoline. Some suggestions on how
to fight back have been floating around emails, articles,
and forum posts. Ways to battle high gas prices vary from
protests like buying only $10 worth of gasoline at a time
to turning your car into a bio diesel machine.
The $10 gas purchase limit assumes that gas stations won't
buy as much gasoline and in turn the distributors won't
buy as much and this protest will affect the price of
gasoline because there won't be such a high demand.
However, even if this protest would work, like it did
years ago in protest to egg prices, most people will not
buy only $10 worth of gas because they just need more than
that per day. And, even though many cars can be converted
to bio diesel, many more people would need to understand
the steps to take and be willing to modify their vehicles.
Here is one realistic way for you to save money spent on
Just Stay Home
Before you run out to pick up one item you think you
need or want, stop and think: do you really need it? Think
of all the time you will save when you do multiple errands
at one time. Just stay home.
Californians and many who live in moderate climates find
it too easy to hop into their vehicles and run down to the
local convenience store. Next time you think about running
out to the store for one item, just stay home.
Busy families used to go out to eat; they still do. But
then it got to be so easy to send their teenager out for
fast food. When the fast food got tiresome, they switched
to restaurant food to go, waiting in long lines of cars.
Plan your meals ahead of time. Cook and freeze double
dinners. Just stay home.
Instead of going out for entertainment, have a good
conversation, read a book, or watch an uplifting romantic
comedy. Just stay home.
Take a vacation at home. Treat yourself like a guest and
enjoy your home. Turn the phone off if necessary. Remind
yourself that you're on vacation and only do whatever
pleases you. Just stay home.
Employers: can your employees do some of their tasks at
home? Think about those who already take work home with
them and get it done. Let them take one day a week or one
day a month to just stay home and work.
Choose one day a week and just stay home.
If you have more ideas about how to stay home and save
gas, please contact me so I can add your comments.
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name and email below. Don't worry about getting a lot of
email from me, I'm too busy. I'll let you know in a month
or two how many signed up and occasionally pass along any worthwhile
ideas that come along.
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