Ranging Reporter update: How do you save money in triple-digit weather?

Ranging Reporter JJ Velasquez was at IHOP Tuesday. The sun shone brightly as customers answered the question of the day:

How do you save money in triple-digit weather?

A: "I turn the AC off when I leave the house."

Mickey Parma, homemaker, Cuero

A: "I go to church and stay inside the church. It's nice and cool, and you get blessed at the same time."

Joe B. Ramirez, plumber, Victoria

A: "Just try to make sure my house is insulated well."

Shannon George, oil field sales, Victoria

A: "I guess just keep everything closed up. We stay inside a lot and we keep it as cool as we can."

Shirley Reichardt, housewife, LaWard

What's a ranging reporter? These reporters go out into the community, regularly filing live reports, photos and video from around the Crossroads region. To contact JJ Velasquez, e-mail jvelasquez@vicad.com or just add a comment to this story.