Needing a change from the everyday routine, Olivia vents her frustrations one day. To make it up to her John proposes that they take the honeymoon trip they never had and spend a few days at the beach. Since Granma already had a previous commitment, it is left up to Grandpa to supervise the children while Olivia and John are away. Written by
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Did You Know?
Grandpa sells a 2 cent coin to Ike for $20. Highly unlikely
that this coin was worth more than a dollar or two seventy-five years
ago. See more
[narration as John 'John Boy' Walton, Jr. reading from his journal
Growing up on Waltons Mountain during the Great Depression, we learned early to concentrate on the essentials of life. With many of the necessities so hard to come by, we had little money to squander on extravagances. But there came a time when my father decided another kind of survival was important and, to nourish the human spirit, it was necessary to indulge in extravagance.