Carol, I’d like to answer you. I am in San Diego County where gas
prices have traditionally been higher than neighboring Counties, but
on a whole far greater by up to .40 to other states.
Last year we had a runup of over .65 in a very short time, up to in
some areas $2.00. I went online with this problem and was invited to
take my personal comments offline.
Well Congress ignored our plight, and now still ignore us while
screaming about the Midwest.
A direct answer is yes of course. Driving here in this area was
markedly decreased. Shows saw a severe drop in attendance, both
Commercial and Club.
I belong to five different rock and mineral clubs, and was taking
classes at two. Some of these are 45 miles from home, I still do not
attend these meetings and/or classes.
Yesterday when they announced a .12 drop in gas prices, ours
increased .06. Go figure.
I am volunteering in the Gem and Mineral building at the Del Mar
Fair, I read the daily fair bulletin, on a day to day comparison
between this year and last, attendence is down.
Speaking for myself and some friends, our tail feathers have been
severely cropped. Teresa