Wednesday, July 05, 2006

Gas Saving Tips

Now that gas has hit an all time high in Northern Illinois ($3.07 for regular!) here are some helpful tips:

- Combine errands, and trips.
- Service your car it will keep it at peak performance
- Go lightly on the gas pedal
- Don't pump your brakes
- Don't idle for long periods of time
- Don't use drive up windows...park and go in
- Empty the car and trunk of extra items
- Put items in the trunk instead of your roof
- Drive 55 mph instead of 65 (you save 15%!)
- Don't use your air conditioning
- Use your 5th gear whenever possible
- Keep your tires properly inflated
- Buy a Fuel Saver of some kind
- Use the lowest octane gas
- Don't rev your engine


Sunday, July 02, 2006

All Your Faults

Many people say that- you like someone "because" they have pretty eyes, a nice smile, or an elegant nose. You love the person "even though" they are not rich, a good cook, or can’t put the toilet seat down. Liking someone means that you are fond of their good traits and loving someone is that you accept that other person fully even though they are not always perfect.