WHY, WHY, WHY?

  WHY, WHY, WHY? Why do we press harder on a remote control when we know the batteries are almost dead? Why do banks charge a fee on ‘insufficient funds’ when they already know there is not enough money? Why does someone believe you when you say there are four billion stars; but have to check when you say the paint is still wet? Why doesn’t Tarzan have a beard? Why does Superman stop bullets with>>>

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The Necklace

  The Necklace  The cheerful little girl with bouncy golden curls was almost five.       Waiting with her mother at the checkout stand, she saw them, a circle of glistening white pearls in a pink foil box. Oh mommy please, Mommy, can I have them? Please, Mommy, please?” Quickly the mother checked the back of the little foil box and then looked back into the pleading blue eyes of her little girl’s upturned face.>>>

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