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Will You Be Hitting the Road for the Independence Day 2019 Holiday Weekend?

We are about one week away from the second holiday of this summer driving season. AAA reports that 49 million people, a record number, are expected to travel for the 4th of July Holiday weekend. Of this number, 41.4 million expect to hit the road with the busiest travel day coming on July 3rd. With … Continue reading

Memorial Day Holiday Weekend 2019: What are your plans?

It’s almost time! The 2019 Memorial Day Holiday weekend is almost upon us. Is a road trip in your plans for this weekend? According to AAA travel statistics, nearly 43 million Americans are planning to start their summers on a high note with a Memorial Day Holiday weekend getaway. Since this holiday weekend travel period … Continue reading

Gas Prices and Temperatures Are On The Rise

Periodically, since the inception of this blog, I have included updates on trending U.S. gasoline prices. By the way, today’s average for a gallon of regular gasoline is $2.892 per GasBuddy.com. Going forward, gas price info and other updates will continue to be provided on this blog, and the plan is to add gas facts … Continue reading

For Earth Day 2019, Be Kind to Mother Earth and to Each Other

In a world where you can be anything, why not be kind? The 49th annual celebration of Earth Day will happen on Monday, April 22, 2019. This year’s theme, adopted by members of the Earth Day Network is  Protect Our Species. My focus for this Earth Day is to encourage everyone, and I do mean … Continue reading

Will gasoline prices reverse their downward trend in January 2019?

We are two weeks into the new year and fuel price data have some analysts asking if this is the end of falling gasoline prices?, and will they begin trending upward? That’s a good question. Let’s take a look at some of the data? For starters, here are some fuel price stats for regular gasoline (Source: … Continue reading

A Pre-Christmas Check of U.S. Gas Prices

Twas the weekend before Christmas and all through the land, many U.S. motorists can be heard singing or humming the first verse of “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year”: It’s the most wonderful time of the year With the kids jingle belling And everyone telling you be of good cheer It’s the most … Continue reading

The 2018 Winter Solstice Is Almost Here

One of my daily habits is getting at least one update on the local and national meteorological forecasts. My interests in these forecasts are often tied to my business and personal travel itineraries. They have also proven to be useful data for work that I have done, am doing, or plan to do. My weather … Continue reading

U.S. Gas Prices Are Higher and Lower For Thanksgiving 2018

It’s Thanksgiving Eve and we are in the middle of a mad travel dash here in the U.S. Many of my fellow Americans have already reached their destinations for this holiday week, while others are finally heading out the doors to join family members and friends to honor this annual tradition. AAA has predicted that … Continue reading

Don’t Forget – Daylight Saving Time Ends on Sunday, November 4, 2018

Need an extra hour of sleep? Then “fall back” this Sunday! With Halloween, the mid-term elections, and so many other activities to occupy our waking thoughts for the next nine days, today seemed like a good time to remind my readers that Daylight Saving Time (DST) will come to an end on Sunday, November 4, … Continue reading

Gas Prices Show Slight Uptick as Labor Day Weekend 2018 Begins

H Congratulations! We made it to the last day of the eighth month of the year. It’s Friday, August 31, 2018, and many of you are already in the home stretch of beginning your Labor Day Holiday Weekend. Aside from that extra day off that most of us will get to do just about anything … Continue reading