6. Enjoy the Movie

There was a new movie at the theater , “Why Don’t You Love Me As Much As Love You?” It starred the young and handsome Biff and the young and beautiful Jenny Lopez.

invited her sister Laura to the movie. Both them were big fans of Tad, even though of them were over 40 and should have better. They picked the 5 o’clock show on Tuesday evening, figuring that the crowds would be . For Barbara, thin crowds meant fewer annoying people.

lobby was almost empty. There was only one at the food counter buying popcorn for his son. As they walked by, Barbara said, “What cute little boy! What’s your name?”

“I’m Benton I’m almost 5 ½ years old,” the boy proudly.

Barb and Laura walked inside. They picked favorite seats, right in the middle of the theater. There was no one within 20 feet them.

The theater darkened and the movie started. few minutes later, some people sat directly behind and Laura. Barbara couldn’t believe it. The theater 90 percent empty, but these people had to right behind her. She hoped that they weren’t , obnoxious jerks.

A minute later, Barbara felt a on the back of her seat. Then, another . Then, another. Someone was kicking the back of seat. Barbara tried to ignore the kicking, but wouldn’t stop. Steam was now coming out of ’s ears and nostrils. She turned around and yelled, “ kicking my seat right now, you jerk!”

It Benton. He spilled his popcorn, wet his pants, started bawling. His father yelled at Barbara for at Benton, and Barbara yelled back at the for not controlling his son. The father took son out to the lobby to minister to , and Barbara resumed watching her movie. “You didn’t a thing,” said Laura.