OK, so you may not know what I mean about alternative transportation. I mean any thing on two to four wheels that will get you from A to B without having to spend your life savings on a tank of gas.
Still in the dark? OK, unicycles, bicycles, tricycles, mopeds, skateboards, push scooters, wagons, wheel barrels, anything that can get you to where you need to go without offering up your first born for gas money. Before long, we'll all be singing the same theme song.
The price of gas is getting way out of hand. With my Toyota Echo, I know it's small, it takes me about $50 to fill up if I'm on 'E', thank God I haven't gotten down that far yet, but today is Monday and I do a lot of driving for my job. Let's hope I can cut down on how many "out-of-office" assignments I take this week.
It's getting so bad that I drove by my lil' "cheap" spot this morning and saw that regular unleaded petro is $3.50/gallon in Burlington. Now I know why the Loch Ness Monster on South Park kept asking Chef's parents for "Tree-fitty!" he wanted to buy a gallon of gas.
And rice, have you all seen that rice is going up? What next, Ramen Noodles. Man, it's getting expensive to eat cheap! It used to be that the cheapest thing you could buy to eat was rice, beans and Ramen Noodles.
And what about eating in the South? I'm pretty sure that the folks living in every state below the Mason Dixon line can single-handedly keep rice farmers in business forever.
If you are eating true Southern meals, it would be nothing for you to eat rice twice a day. I have seen times where we have eaten rice two times a day for at least five days of the week.
I know one thing, if rice gets to be too expensive, that's gonna be a big ol' void to fill on Sunday after church. Potatoes don't go with every meal. Rice does.