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The low-cost glories of the drive-in

NPR’s Morning Edition is looking for low-cost alternatives to expensive summer vacations.

“Good evening folks, and a hearty welcome to our drive-in theater. We’ve a wonderful evening’s entertainment lined up for you. One that will provide several hours of pleasurable relaxation and diversion for you and your family.”

Too late. My daughters are already asleep in the back seat. But that’s one of the beauties of a cheap thrill. If I had paid the $121 per seat for The Little Mermaid on Broadway, I’d be prying those cute eyes open right now. As it is, I can tilt the seat back and chill.

 

There’s much more.

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