Friday, May 24, 2013
Monday, May 20, 2013
So I changed the oil, too. Last time I went to the dump, I saw that in addition to oil recycling, they have a used oil filter drop off location as well. Great, I thought, because I usually always have an used oil filter after changing the oil, so I was happy to see I could drop that off for recycling as well.
But NO! I went to the dump on Sunday afternoon and the area where the oil filters are dropped was closed and locked! Behind a chain-link fence!
Crap. But still, I dropped off my used oil filter right there where the oil went. I figure somebody'll see it there and take it to the right place when it's open.
This time last year, I had spent $680.86 on gas and had driven 7267.4 miles. This year, it's been $436.21 on gas and 4582.1 miles. Gas is averageing about 25 cents less per gallon this year over the same period of time last year...
Monday, May 6, 2013
So I swung around and used the opposite side of the pump he was using. And as we all know, when this happens, each pump goes slower. And at this gas station, the pumps are not very fast to start with.
Anyway, after a mere 359.9 miles, I put 10.563 gallons of gas in there, making for a pitiful mileage of 34.07 miles per gallon.
I don't even know why I even bother any more. 34 miles per gallon is the Expected fuel economy for this car (highway).
A silver lining of sorts, I have spend $400.94 in gas so far this year. Last year at this time I had spent $642.57.
The dark cloud is that it's probable that we're all going to move to a different house next month that's about 7 miles farther away from the office. But the good news there is that it's a much less densely populated neighborhood so it promises to be quieter and more peaceful.
But that's another story for another time.