Friday, August 31, 2007

oh how true!

Tiffanee, a friend from work, sent this to me...

Lobster! Pay attention! ;-)

here's the story...

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 some 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."

happy Friday!

1 comment:

Spears said...

I LUV THIS!!!!!!! Every brother, dad, boyfriend and husband needs to read this...it just made my day ;-)