This Saturday, June 14 my son David and I are hitting road and heading east to home, which is still Kennett, Missouri. Funny, after almost 5 years in Southern California, we still feel Kennett is our home (like home away from home). David has recently remarked to me that he misses the people back home, saying also "these people out here are just different than people back home". Very true, for the most part.
He is referring to those who are not friendly, who are only looking out for themselves. That is not entirely true for all the people we have met here. The teachers and staff at my school are incredible wonderful caring people. Anyway, he and I are driving back.
My daughter, Susannah is also leaving on that same day and flying home. Now, I know you are wondering, "What the heck are these crazy people doing that for?" We are just trying to determine which is less, to drive home or fly home (not really, but just fake it with me for a minute)?
Susannah is flying home for about $430 roundtrip. Do you think David and I can drive home and back out here for that times two?
Yesterday, I filled up my SUV and it cost me $91 ($4.10 a gallon). Since then, gas has gone up to $4.37!!!!! So when you figure in at least one night on the road in a hotel, food, gas, etc., can we fly for less? Place your bets, put in your two cents and stay tuned for the outcome.
FYI…..Susannah is flying home so that she can have a few extra days with the family, since she has to get back earlier than we do for a special class she is taking this summer. David and I have some stop overs going back that will take us down to the Arkansas-Texas boarder for him to re-visit a D-2 school who is interested in him swimming for them this next school year. So, actually going home will take us a bit out of the way, but just keep all that in mind!! Either way, I'm a happy camper since I will have my number one son captive for several days! Awe, a mom's dream…