I managed to fill up my propane tank Monday. Actually it was a pretty big necessity since it's not nice outside (it's FREAKIN' FREEZING). It only cost me $22.00, l was tickled pink about that. To me it looks bigger then a BBQ tank, so l was expecting to have to lay out more cash. I was even more tickled, really jumping for joy, that the guy didn't seem to mind that he filled a tank that does not have the auto release valve that now is required on propane tanks. I know this one hasn't been retro fitted. The cost to retro fit such an old tank, would be in the neighbourhood of $1000 + because you would have to replace the tank also. The required valves don't fit on the old style tanks.
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I saw snow flakes Monday, which my flakes don't even come close to the 8 inches New York is getting. All l can say is "Thank God l'm not in New York".
With the propane filled l can heat the van, heat the water and cook the food...all the basic necessities of life.
If we didn't have those really nice, unseasonable warm days already this year, the weather would be easier to take. Having the weather behave like an eratic yoyo makes it hard to enjoy the snow, wet, cold days. But l have heat, so life is good!