A long time ago a wonderful prince named Sir Petty fell in love with Lady Labonte. They shared a love of all things Nascar and spent two weekends a year at the Dover Races. On Dover race weekends there are 3 races, one on Friday, one on Saturday and the big race on Sunday. At first Sir Petty would drive Lady Labonte back and forth daily, over 120 miles round trip daily (3 days in a row)....in traffic. This got old quick so Sir Petty and Lady Labonte bought an old (used and abused) travel trailer to take to the track on race weekends. Not only was this more convenient for the royal couple, but it was cheaper too. No more daily parking rates and gas guzzling. Plus it meant no more mornings being up before the sun to try and beat the traffic. Those race weekends were so special to the couple. It was their alone time (because Lady Labonte's son didn't like Nascar and stayed at his dads house on those weekends). Not much changed through the years except for a new travel trailer to replace the old one. THEN the royal couple had their first prince. Because Sir Petty has trust issues he decided that they no longer needed to go to the races....except for a quick shopping trip, with new Prince in tow. Eventually the royal couple had another prince, thus giving Sir Petty even more reason why any and all race tickets should be sold. Last spring, the princes were finally old enough to go to the track AND actually go in. Sir Petty planned to take Lady Labonte and the two princes to the Friday race since it is a shorter race and less crowded. Their royal outing was overthrown by a huge rainstorm which caused the Royal family to need to go back to the track the following day. This also gave way to the Princes attending the Saturday race. Which is longer and more crowded. Much to Sir Petty's amazement the older prince LOVED it. He was entranced and watched the entire race. The smaller prince lost interested but played nicely on the seat next to him. This made Lady Labonte happy. Very happy because she missed the long weekends at the track. Staying in the camper, with no long commute to or fro. This gave her hope....and plans for the future.
This is where the story remains. At a stand still. Sir Petty is not convinced that he should take his royal family down to the track for the entire weekend. Even though they have tickets for both Saturday and Sunday races. AND have had no luck selling the Sunday tickets. Lady Labonte suggested that Sir Petty take the oldest prince to the Sunday race since there are only 2 tickets. While she and the younger prince stay at the camper.
So what do you think? Is Lady Labonte right? Should the royal family reinstate their Dover weekend trips? Or should they just attend one day and try to sell the Sunday tickets.
And if you agree with Sir Petty.....would you like to buy two Dover tickets?
- Denise @ Sunflowers, Chocolate and Little Boys
- Im a Christian Stay at home mom...that means I am a professional multi-tasker and I give all the credit to Jesus. I am married to my best friend and have 3 wonderful sons. God didn't promise days without pain, laughter without sorrow, nor sun without rain, But he did promise strength for the day, comfort for the tears and light for the way.