The summer break is soon approaching, and Ward has made arrangements for the family to go back up to Crescent Lake for a two week vacation like they have for the previous ten summers. He's even managed to get the same cabin they had last year that they liked so much. June loves these vacations since she feels the family bonds closer together. While Beaver is excited by the news, Wally seems a bit sullen. Wally eventually tells the family that he doesn't think he can go this year, he making up a story that Mr. Gibson, his boss at the drugstore, probably won't give him the time off. Beaver suspects that Wally doesn't really want to go because he wants to moon over Lori-Ann, the new girl working at the library. Beaver's right as Wally and Lori-Ann have started dating. Ward and June know they can't force Wally to go, despite the fact that they will really miss not having him there. Wally even counters the argument of staying by himself by managing an invitation to stay with the Haskells ... Written by
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[Wally reason for not wanting to go on the family's annual Summer vacation is still a bit of a mystery
Whatever it is, Wally's reached the age where he has a right to make his own decisions.
Well, I know he has, dear, but this time couldn't you tell him what the right decision is?