Cover Girl

A few weeks ago while at the 99W Drive-In Patrick and I were chatting with Brian, the owner and operator of the 99W. He made mention that a man from Ruralite magazine would be attending working on a piece about drive-ins. As the evening progressed, Patrick and I made our way back to our car, played…

Saturday Night at the Drive In

Yesterday was a friend’s birthday, and we went to the drive-in to celebrate. One of the great things about celebrating the birthday at the 99W drive-in is that you can tell those working at the snack bar and before the movie they will announce everyone’s birthday and what ensues is an orchestra of “Birthday Beeps” –…

Picture Perfect Day at the Drive-In

In the months following the passing of Patrick’s father, we were very busy dealing the necessary duties, so things such as my birthday understandably fell to the wayside.  But yesterday, Patrick surprised me with a “birthday” trip to the drive-in, complete with ice cream and birthday announcement!  We went with two of my dearest friends,…

Stars and Stripes at the Drive-In

Last night, Katie, Pat and I went to the 99W drive-in for a second viewing of Captain America. One of the things I really enjoy about the drive-in is the pride the Francis family takes in their ownership of such a nostalgic novelty.  After opening the gates, third generation owner Brian Francis stood near the…