No, I don't think I feel much better than you when I go to the pump, but at least year-low levels are coming. By Monday, the national average should fall below the $3.2775 a gallon we were paying on January 1. So I guess that's a bit of a Christmas gift for all of you getting ready for holiday travel. Of course, for the second straight year, we will spend a record amount for gasoline. The government estimates that gas averaged $3.63 a gallon this year, 10 cents above the record set a year ago. Ouch. We need to hope the forecasts for lower prices in 2013 are accurate. By the way, this is expected to be the busiest Christmas travel season in 6 years. If you are part of that stat, here's wishing you very safe travels. And lower gas prices!  DB