Neighbors of mine had a terrible argument over a patio they wanted in their back yard. The wife had rather grand ideas,while the husband wanted the costs kept to a minimum. The wife won out, and the construction bill climbed higher and higher. I dropped by one day, as the patio was near completion, and was surprised to find the husband smiling from ear to ear as the workmen smoothed over the surface. I remarked how nice it was to see a grin replace the frown he had been wearing lately. " You see where they are smoothing over that cement?" he replied. " I just through my wife's credit cards in there.