I've got nothing tonight. I try not to post about being sick (cough cough cough). So.
I took the kids to Despicable Me at the cheap theatre tonight. Six dollars total for tickets for the three of us, and $6.10 for the large, refillable (once) popcorn. This is the fourth film we've seen at the cheap theater. I love it that they're old enough now to sit through a feature film, mostly. This one really captured their attention. Shmoo wanted to leave at a few points during the film—he's very sensitive to suspense. (These were also places where I could tell he was feeling empathy for the characters, which I was glad to see. Empathy hasn't historically been his strong point.) But I assured him that there would be a happy ending. Threw in a lollipop to sweeten the deal.
HPR didn't join us because he was working on his final project for his Masters degree. Just a few weeks left on that! Other Tuesdays he volunteers at our Earth and Space Science Lab. So the cheap theatre is a nice option for dark and stormy evenings.