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February 21, 2012

Ummm, I was up and out early this morning, hence no post until now.  I got a call late last night that a contractor wanted some pipe out there early in the morning - pipe we didn't even have and would have to go to the manufacturer's to pick up and deliver.  Well, best laid plans of man - the salesman ordered the wrong size pipe and it took an hour and a half, sitting there, to fix that problem and get out of there.  Then there were other problems along the way.  End of story?  The 7:30 am to 8:00 am delivery didn't happen until 11:00 am and ther wasn't a bloomin' thing I could do about it.

So, when there is nothing I can do about a problem caused by another person, I definitely don't lose any sleep over it.

Meanwhile, we have in the news, yet again, the notion that gasoline prices are going to rise above $5 per gallon, coming soon to a gas station near you.  We've heard this a couple of times in the past now and the last time they said it, prices actually …