Now, your sense of humor may not be the same as mine. That said, I thought this was funny:
A woman decided to have her portrait painted. She told the artist, “Paint me with diamond rings, a diamond necklace, emerald bracelets, a ruby broach, and gold Rolex.”
“But you are not wearing any of those things,” he replied.
“I know,” she said. “It’s in case I should die before my husband. I’m sure he will remarry right away, and I want his new wife to go crazy looking for the jewelry.”
Click on the portrait of Sarah Prince McArthur to learn more about her and Historic New England.