An older, white haired man walked into a jewelry
store one Friday evening
with a beautiful young lady at his side.
He told the jeweler he was looking for a special ring for his
The jeweler looked through his stock and brought out a $5,000 ring. The
man said, 'No, I'd like to see something more special.'
At that statement, the jeweler went to his special stock and brought
ring over. 'Here's a stunning ring at only $40,000,' the jeweler
The young lady's eyes sparkled and her whole body trembled with
The old man seeing this said, 'We'll take it.'
The jeweler asked how payment would be made and the old man stated, 'By
check. I know you need to make sure my check is good, so I'll write it
and you can call the bank Monday to verify the funds and I'll pick the
up Monday afternoon,' he said.
Monday morning, the jeweler phoned the old man.
'There's no money in that account.'
'I know,' said the old man, 'But let me tell you about my