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Letter: Champagne wishes and caviar dreams

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

I came really close to buying a brand-new Corvette a few days ago. I decided on Tuesday that I would go to the dealer early Wednesday morning. I was going to purchase the Corvette and immediately drive it to the Lamborghini dealer and then trade the Corvette in on a Lamborghini. Just because I could!

At the same time, I decided that I was going to pay for all our grandchildren’s college education and that each one would receive 2 million dollars upon completion of their degree. I mean, what is a few million dollars? It’s just chump change, right?

Next, I would donate whatever amount would be necessary to insure that Mathews County had a beautiful public swimming pool and that it would be well-funded for the future.

I would call the real estate office in town and tell them to start looking for a nice piece of waterfront property in the 3 to 4 million dollar range. The water would have to be deep enough for my 45-foot Sport Fisherman and my ...

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