Many thanks to reader Tim for sending me this little gem, which is for all of us who are married, were married, wish we were married or wish we weren’t married, this is something to smile about next time you see a bottle of wine:
Sally was driving home from one of her business trips in Northern Arizona when she saw an elderly Navajo woman walking on the side of the road. As the car trip was long and a quiet one she stopped the car and asked the Navajo woman if she wanted a ride. With a silent nod of thanks the woman got into the car.
Resuming the journey Sally tried to make a bit of small talk with the Navajo woman. The old woman just sat silently looking intently at everything she saw until she noticed a brown bag on the seat next to Sally.
‘What in bag?’ asked the old woman.
Sally looked down at the brown bag and said, ‘It’s a bottle of wine. I got it for my husband.’
The Navajo woman was silent for a moment or two. Then, speaking with the quiet wisdom of an elder she said: