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My natural gas bill. I pay it on a plan so I pay a set amount each month and then the balance is due in July.<br><br>
Well because the winter was so cold and the price of NG is so high that is my balance as of right now.<br><br>
I am dis.gust.ed right now. I'm moving in October. As much as I love my house and the location I will not put myself through another winter like this. OH and I'm always cold so it really really pisses me off.
 

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sorry. that sucks. <img alt="sad.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/sad.gif"><br>
Our monthly heating bills have been shocking for us (we thought a/c in SoFla was bad) but nothing compared to that.
 

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Wow. I do "budget" so I pay the average for the year every month. The summer time sucks when my gas bill is really only $20 and I'm paying $200 plus my electric bill.
 

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<img alt="sad1.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/sad1.gif"> I will never complain about another a/c or heating bill again!*<br>
That settles it: your plan to move closer to white water rivers and temperate climates is looking like a necessity. And btw, if you end up in this general area, one of my DH's kayaking/biking buddies works for Liquid Logic and always knows about the best closeout prices on gear.<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>
*or at least I won't for the next 15 minutes.
 

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seriously the more I sit here and think about it the more pissed I get. And then I look at rent prices and it pisses me off more.<br><br>
Currently I have a 3 bedroom 1 bathroom farm house with a ton of land 3 out buildings including a barn with horses. A huge garden and peace and freaking quiet. My rent is 575.<br><br>
I'm looking at 1 bedroom apartments that are 650 and they don't even freaking have a garage or laundry in them!!!! WTF????
 

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and as for the guy who works at liquid Logic, is he going to be in WI this weekend for the ginormous kayak show? Cuz this weekend is going to be the one light in my life for a while.
 

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Good lord! That's for ONE MONTH???? Were you drinking it for tea?! LOL I don't have NG but my electric bills for my little apt have been crazy high (nearly $200) even with the temperate winter where I could turn off the heat for a week or so each month! Another reason I love spring!! Can't wait to save money at least for a few months!
 

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no it's not for one month its a continuing bill but it averages out to about $450 per month plus the 175 for the electric bill.<br><br>
I swear last year it wasn't this expensive
 

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Oh wow. <img alt="sad.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/sad.gif">
 

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I really shouldn't complain it is a stable home with a good roof over my head. It's more than a lot of people have.
 

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So ouch on the gas bill, but at least your rent for all that land sounds wonderful.<br>
As for Obie, not sure if he'll be up there but could be. I hope you enjoy the kayak show!
 

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the kayak show is like Christmas for me. I spend all 3 days there the first day is mainly shoe and sandle shopping. The other 2 days is sitting through seminars and looking at paddle porn.
 

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$650 sounds a little big high for a 1 bedroom, but $575 for a house is waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay below market, by something like 2x. Of course, it sounds like there's no insulation in it....
 

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<img alt="biggrin.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/biggrin.gif"> That sounds like heaven. I can't wait to get back on the water and keep learning. And I have all my gear waiting for me! Do you know about this <a href="http://www.usnwc.org/" target="_blank">cool facility</a> in Charlotte? It's pretty amazing. Their "river" is much grabbier than the natural ones I've been in, but great for learning since it's harder. And you could be out there with the olympic team at any given time!
 

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I feel your pain. Our heating oil bill for last month was $499. Yep it hasn't been pretty. We have an antique cape, use a wood stove in our down stairs, auto thermostat that goes to 55 while we are at work and 11-5:30 each night. Max temp during day when home is 63. ( My favorite advice to anyone in home - put on a sweater or fleece... Start the wood stove. Or go outside and when you come back in it will seem warm!<br>
I will be cancelling auto delivery on oil this month and will not take delivery till almost out in April hopefully when the price might drop. The oil industry i ( "W" and his cronies) are doing what I expected before he leaves office... and yanking the price and profits sky high.<br>
It is a part of living in the north here so we will cope. DH has another oil tank he will install this summer and I WILL buy MUCH more when prices go down in the summer.(She said hopefully!) I also want to look into a more efficient burner - as ours is fairly old.
 

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Wow! $450 a month? That seems like there's a leak somewhere...
 
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