I could not believe my eyes when I drove by the Texaco at Skillman and Live Oak yesterday. Gas was $3.789 a gallon.

Not only was this the lowest price I’ve seen around — I filled up for $3.839 yesterday after some searching — but this was also the gas station for which neighbor Matt Wood won the Back Talk contest for highest gas prices in the neighborhood. I even commented that this station’s prices are always about 10 cents higher than any others around. Not so yesterday — gas at the Exxon Mobil and Shell stations on Mockingbird and Skillman were $3.959. What happened? Did they read our blog, perhaps?

By the way, the highest gas price when we held the contest in late March was $3.299. Sigh.



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