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Giving Up Wine

As I was visiting the latest post on AllWomenStalk, I realized that I have a very appropriate post to share, and add some humor to their post (the last two lines are my favorite), so here it is:

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I was walking down the street when I was accosted by a particularly dirty and shabby-looking homeless woman who asked me for a couple of dollars for dinner.

I took out my wallet, got out ten dollars and asked, ‘If I give you this money, will you buy wine with it instead of dinner?’

‘No, I had to stop drinking years ago’, the homeless woman told me.

‘Will you use it to go shopping instead of buying food?’ I asked.

‘No, I don’t waste time shopping,’ the homeless woman said. ‘I need to spend all my time trying to stay alive.’

‘Will you spend this on a beauty salon instead of food?’ I asked.

‘Are you NUTS!’ replied the homeless woman. I haven’t had my hair done in 20 years!’

‘Well, I said, ‘I’m not going to give you the money. Instead, I’m going to take you out for dinner with my husband and me tonight.’

The homeless woman was shocked. ‘Won’t your husband be furious with you for doing that? I know I’m dirty, and I probably smell pretty disgusting.’

I said, ‘That’s okay.

It’s important for him to see what a woman looks like after she has given up shopping, hair appointments, and wine.

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4 thoughts on “Giving Up Wine”

  1. D.marie says:

    I saw your name again on AllWomenStalk and had to stop by because I hadn’t in a couple of days. You have a great blog here…I love your posts. This is a great one and I’ll have to share it with my fiance!! Thanks for the laughs!

    🙂

  2. Suburban Grandma says:

    Thanks for stopping by! I appreciate your time and input. How are the wedding plans going for you?

  3. Lori says:

    I love it! Thanks for the humor.

  4. Suburban Grandma says:

    I’m glad you enjoyed it. Hopefully I will come across some new ones to share.

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