They say money can’t buy happiness.
You know this from reading Tom Wolfe, from the Bible and the other Abrahamic texts, from any self-help book displayed on the airport bookshops. Why, even JR and Sue Ellen could tell you so.
He had had every opportunity to learn the truth of this maxim – his ex wife had said so (what a bitter divorce that was), his estranged children had said so (they wouldn’t inherit a silver penny from him).
He stared lovingly at the private jet on the terminal apron – his latest acquisition.
God, just how wrong all those sorrow-seekers were.
Written for Rochelle’s weekly 100 word challenge found here.