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Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Driving


It's been raining a bit here. Drove to PDX (the airport) yesterday afternoon. With no traffic, round trip takes a little over an hour. Yesterday it took four. The Interstates were reduced to a walking pace.

Last week Dennis drove down to Los Angeles, about one thousand miles. Last time he went he drove his own car, a VW station wagon which gets about 21 MPG and gas cost him $500. This time he rented a Mazda 3. Gas cost in the neighborhood of $150 and the rental fee was $120 for a week. So he saved $200. Lower gas prices might have something to do with it.

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