Trying to Look on Bright Side of High Gas Prices

By David Thomas  on March 24, 2011

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As we continue to track the national average price of gas daily — $3.55 a gallon, according to AAA — it’s sometimes healthy to step back and realize that it isn’t the most expensive commodity we purchase.

This graphic from Good puts things in perspective, charting the price of gas in California against everyday items like orange juice and bottled water.

The full chart (below) will make you feel a little better until the next time you have to fill up your gas tank.

Gas Is Still Way Cheaper Than Water (Gizmodo)

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Managing Editor David Thomas has a thing for wagons and owns a 2010 Subaru Outback and a 2005 Volkswagen Passat wagon.  Email David