March 21, 2007
They are as acquisitive as magpies, as the saying goes. They drive to the store, intending to buy one or two definite, certain things: a DVD player, some blank CDs. But they always end up buying more than they intended, dazzled and beguiled by the merchandise on display, as if they were children spending their allowance in the candy store. Though the children usually have to decide on only a few candies due to their limited weekly budget, whereas the adults can just charge it, as if itís not money at all, the financial equivalent of a note from Mom.