After Dinner Conversation

Volume 4, Issue 9, September 2023

Richard A. Miller
Pages 5-11

The Tennis Bracelet

Would you return an accidentally stolen diamond bracelet? In this work of philosophical fiction, a couple on vacation in Israel realize, once they are back in their hotel room, that a diamond tennis bracelet caught on their bag and they walked out of the store with it. Now they are can’t decide if they should return the bracelet or keep it? If they return it, will they be accused of stealing it? They are set to fly back to America in a day, so why risk anything, why not just get on the plane and fly home? In the end, they decide to head back to the store to return the bracelet. The cashier than asks, “Would you like the refund in cash or check?”