Would you get miffed if after sparing no effort or expense on a lavish banquet for your friends – who said they’d love to come – then discover that they found excuses not to come? The behavior of the rejected host in this story seems to border on vengeance. Does this host really have the right to be so miffed? Or maybe we simply don’t un-derstand how lavish this banquet really is. So, what does this have to do with me?