Maybe this happened, and maybe it didn’t.
I’m not really into jewelry and have only a few pieces that Mr. A has bought me over the years from a local jeweler in one of the small towns nearby.
Yesterday he decided he wanted to get me something for Valentine’s Day. He picked up a pretty card, a dozen roses and then headed over to the jewelry store. The owner and her assistant were both pretty busy with customers, you can imagine, it being the day before Valentine’s Day.
He was looking in the cases, trying to find something pretty, and also reasonably priced. He pointed to something purple and thought I’d like that, so he asked to see it and asked the price. $2400 he was told. “Oh no, way out of the price range,” he exclaimed. The owner took him to another case, took out another pretty but it was too expensive, too. They walked a little further to the last case kind of hidden back in the corner. He squinted at the items in there, pointed to one. She drew it out, gave him the price to which he said, “Why that costs more than the wedding ring I bought her!”
At this point, unable to tolerate the antics of this cheapskate any longer, the owner reached into her pocket, pulled out four quarters and handed them to my husband. As he stood there wondering why she’d done that, she stepped from behind the counter, took him by the shoulders, steered him out the door and pointed across the way to the gumball machines.
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