Prevailing images of the modern private investigator range from the bourbon drinking tough to the droopy eyed computer geek. All are true. While all private eyes will agree that most of the work is routine and, often boring, there are occasionally cases that make it all worth while. The common thread, at its basic level, is that it is a people business. It is a window into the folly and strengths of human behavior; people doing things that never cease to amaze. The following true cases, approached with a sense of humor over the human condition, will hopefully demonstrate that, as well as entertain. These are a few of many that make it all worth while.