Heaven Or Hell

One day while walking down the street a highly successful executive
woman was tragically hit by a bus and she died.  Her soul arrived up in
heaven where she was met at the Pearly Gates by St. Peter.

"Welcome to Heaven," said St. Peter. "Before you get settled in though,
it seems we have a problem.  You see, strangely enough, we've never once
had an executive make it this far and we're not really sure what to do
with you."

"No problem, just let me in," said the woman.  "Well, I'd like to, but I
have higher orders.  What we're going to do is let you have a day in
Hell and a day in Heaven and then you can choose whichever one you want
to spend an eternity in."

"Actually, I think I've made up my mind...I prefer to stay in Heaven,"
said the woman.

"Sorry, we have rules..."

And with that St. Peter put the executive in an elevator and it went
down to Hell.  The doors opened and she found herself stepping out onto
the putting green of a beautiful golf course.  In the distance was a 
country club and standing in front of her were all of her friends and 
they were all dressed in fine evening wear and cheering for her.  They 
ran up and kissed her on both cheeks and they talked about old times.
They played an excellent round of golf and at night went to the country
club where she enjoyed an excellent steak and lobster dinner.  She met
the Devil who was actually a really nice guy and she had a great time
telling jokes and dancing. She was having such a good time that before 
she knew it, it was time to leave.

Everybody shook her hand and waved good-bye as she got on the elevator.
The elevator went back up to the Pearly Gates and found St. Peter.

"Now it's time to spend a day in heaven," he said.

So she spent the next 24 hours lounging around on clouds and playing the
harp and singing.  She had a great time and before she knew it her 24 hours  
were up and St. Peter came and got her.

"So, you've spent a day in hell and you've spent a day in heaven.
Now you must choose your eternity," he said.

The woman paused for a second and then replied, "Well, I never thought
I'd say this, I mean, Heaven has been really great and all, but I think 
I had a better time in Hell."

So St. Peter escorted her to the elevator and again she went back to Hell.
When the doors of the elevator opened she found herself standing in a
desolate wasteland covered in garbage and filth.  She saw her friends
were dressed in rags and were picking up the garbage and putting it in
sacks.  The Devil came up to her and put his arm around her.

"I don't understand," stammered the woman, "yesterday I was here and
there was a golf course and a country club and we ate lobster and we
danced and had a great time.  Now all there is a wasteland of garbage 
and all my friends look miserable."

The Devil looked at her and smiled.  "Yesterday we were recruiting you.
Today you're staff."

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