Thanks to Pentamom's husband (Pentadad?), Mitch, a host of others, and myself reducing oil consumption by riding their bikes to work (OK, and other factors, too), market prices for crude oil are getting below $110.
You know, I bet if some more of you out there join us, we might be able to nudge it below $100. As if they were reading my mind, my favorite bike store is now having their year end clearance sale. Fork over some of that money you were planning to spend on Lipitor, Avapro, and other drugs to deal with heart disease, and get started curing your ticker on a sweet new ride.
Added benefits include sending less money to Hugo Chavez and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, losing that paunch and being able to fit in your old clothes, less wear and tear on your car and on the roads, less congestion, less pollution, and finally peace and quiet to think or pray on your way to work or play.
Oh, one more thing; a wonderful, big appetite from all that exercise will help you appreciate great food even more.
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