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At this holiday season, we find them again in possession of a vast horde of collectables and other decorative items, all newly arrived as gifts. Showing some friends around their home, Pa points out all of the other items he and his Ma have acquired over their long years of marriage.

"The day before I die, I'd like to sell every piece we've got just to see how much it's all worth," explained Pa.

"But you couldn't possibly know the day before you were going to die, so how could you sell it."

"That's the easy part. If I ever did the deed Ma would kill me ..."

---------------A Final Thought ...

"You can fool all the people all the time if the advertising is right and the budget is big enough."

- Joseph E. Levine (b. 1905), U.S. film producer