"My allowance doesn't cover the rising cost of gas," she says, calling home. "So you've got to go put money in my account so I can get home (from college in Texas to Santa Fe)." Average gas prices rose for an eighth straight week and for the 15th time this year, a record $3.791 a gallon with gas at the pump is 28.5 percent above last year... Whoah. Yesterday oil neared $130/barrel and oil prices are nearly twice what they were a year ago.
Plus, there is the needed haircut, plus... plus... plus...
"Yes, hair matters." (That's a Hillary Clinton quote).
Advice to graduates? Didn't do a story on that yet but this year, don't have a graduate. From previous posts:
Advice to Graduates: Hair Matters, Love What You Do and Fail... and Life's Trails... Best Advice to Graduates