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Over the Back Fence Cheap gas, expensive chicken

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Posted: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 11:12 am

I’m sure most of us are pleased with falling gasoline prices. I filled my tank this morning for $20. The tank was so empty that the gas light was lit next to the gauge. One year ago, I was paying $30-$35 to fill the tank. 

I felt the impact of expensive gas in 2011 when the price per gallon was around $3.75. I had opened a music school in northern Georgia and watched my student population dwindle as parents had to choose between paying for weekly music lessons or spending $60 to $100 to fill their gas tank.

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