I recently wrote a post entitled "Do Rich People Have Friends"?
And I got a terrific comment from a fellow named Justin L. Dew, who simply asked "Do rich people go to Disney World?"
This was the exact interpretation of what I was trying to write about, and I thought I'd share what shallow answer I might have with you -- instead of burying it in a comment reply.
I can't answer for all rich people, of course. But here's what I know, based upon long observations.
If rich kids go to Disney World, they most likely go with a Nanny or a Tutor, or their Chauffeur. (Of course, there's sponsored field trips, as well.)
But their parents are seemingly too busy to expend all those hours on such idleness.
(And I'm making no judgement calls whatsoever! I'm quite sure the majority of rich kids raised by Nannies and Chauffeurs don't turn out to be sociopaths! lol!)
Moving on -- it seems to me that rich people avoid whatever the masses are doing, not wanting to mingle with "The Great Unwashed".
While most of us are celebrating the Fourth of July in a public park watching fireworks, the rich are at high-brow cocktail parties, dressed to the hilt, possibly in some penthouse apartment overlooking the fireworks from above.
On New Year's, they wouldn't be caught dead in Times Square, watching that stupid ball drop. Instead, they'd be at a private party aboard a yatch in the Mediterranean, or in a hotel ballroom listening to Guy Lombardo's numerous revived versions of "Auld Lang Syne".
On Halloween, you won't see rich kids running up and down the streets, asking for candy. They'd be brought along to an elegant cocktail party with hired ghosts and ghouls handing out goodies, and the ladies all wearing bejeweled and feathered masks, made in Venice.
And if they go to a football game, you'll find them in the VIP lounges, way at the top of the stadium, with waiters and bartenders in attendance.
So thank you Justin, for asking this question, and allowing me to elaborate.
Hope this has been fun, and not mean in any way.
The rich are simply different from the rest of us.
In so many, many ways.
Thanks for reading, and good night,
PS: Justin's blog can be found at http://justinldew.blogspot.com