OK, so it *has* been about 3 years since I last bought lenses for myself. About....10 years since I bought a complete set of glasses...I had NO IDEA prices had increased so bloody much.
First off, our insurance doesn't cover glasses (at least, not at LensCrafters), but it does get us 15% off. Plus, LC offers 50% off of kids glasses. So, 65% off Himself's, and 15% off my lenses...right?
Umm...so whyinthehell did I spend right at $600 today (JUST for glasses - the 2 exams were only $40.)??? Granted, I did get me a pair of prescription sunglasses...but Still. *deep breath*
Himself's complete set was only (listen at me - Only) $200. That's WITH the 65% off....my LENSES ONLY (ya got that - just the fricking lenses) were $258. The sunglasses? Only $158.....mainly because I had a coupon for (another) 50%. Plus, the frames for the sunglasses were only $39. Ouch. Next time, we go with Thrallmart (why not this time? Because I knew he needed glasses, and didn't want him to have to wait 2 weeks to get them. This time. Next time, he can wait, since he HAS a pair now.)
Himself's eyes are....weird. The left one (I think) is 20/25..the right one is 20/60. Just like Granny's. Me? Blind in both eyes - but my prescription is now a little weaker than my old one. (the Dr. said that happens as you get old. Whatever.)
Glad I'd already forgotten about trying to nab a GPS for myself (I get lost in a closet). Ah, well - it's only money, and I haven't bought anything frivolous (this time. *g*)
OH, - and Himself's first sock is done and the 2nd is CO and almost 1" into the ribbing. To match the other one, I'm doing the ribbing with 2 circs...we'll see how long I last. *sigh*