This is vacation week in the school system here in Port St Lucie. Our grand daughter took the week off of work to take care of her three little ones, an 8 year old and twin boys 5. If you have ever had three little ones at home all day long when you are used to going to work, you know how frustrating it can be. At times like this we have always stepped in to help one day by taking everyone to the movies. We did this way back with our own three little girls and at that time we would go to the drive in where it cost one dollar for the whole car, leaving us enough money to get a snack at the snack shed to eat while watching the double feature. Then when our first grand children came we took the parents and two kids to see ET. Prices had gone up by then and it cost one dollar for each adult and 50 cants for the three children, two grand children and Joe. By the time Joe was married and we took his boys to the movies prices had gone up a little more so it cost two dollars each so we took our snacks with us to the movies.Of course we went to the movies in-between these trips but not too often and yes I know things have gone up in price over the many years But I near dropped dead when I got to the movies yesterday and when I got two senior, one adult , and three children’s tickets and was told that would be $52.46 cents. In my wildest dream I could not have imagined an afternoon at the mall movies would have gone up that much since we took Joe’s boys to the same place. Of course that was over 15 years ago but WOW!! Now I know why Becca does not take her family to the movies every week. I don’t see how she can take them anywhere! I think she is amazing to be able to give them the well rounded life she does, a single mom with three kids, I don’t see how she does such a super job, WELL DONE BECCA! The movies are not the only thing to have gone up, a big popcorn and three drinks $28 I am sure this will be the last time Norman and I go to the movies, we are jumping off the fast rising world.
Thursday Becca and the kids are coming to our house for lunch and a day playing at our house and I guess that will be our world from now on. We can keep busy here and enjoy the life we have here. We have the digging almost done and by the week end we will be planting our new blueberry bushes and just sit here and watch the world fly by. Have a great day.