By Fred Moreno
After channel surfing last Tuesday, I was disappointed to learn that “Wheel of Fortune” was pre-empted. Not getting my daily dose of Vanna was unbearable, so I decided to take my Vanna somewhere we haven’t been in over a year — the movies.
We ran over to one of the Westbury theatres to catch the 8:05 p.m. show. Two steps into the lobby, I froze in my tracks. “JoAnn, am I seeing things or does that say $11.50 a ticket?” For 23 bucks I could have rented 23 movies from that red vending machine in the supermarket.
I didn’t want to disappoint my Vanna so I reluctantly took out my wallet. Then it hit me. We’re seniors. Maybe that will save me a few bucks. When I asked if there was a discount I was told that there was, but — are you ready for this — a driver’s license was not accepted as proof of age.
I think I scared the guy in the ticket booth when I screamed, “I usually don’t bring my birth certificate to the movies. How ‘bout I take out my dentures?” [Read more...]