Navajo Wine

The bottle of wine


Marlene 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 trip was a long and quiet one, she stopped the car and asked the Navajo woman if she would like a ride.

With a silent nod of thanks, the woman got into the car.

Resuming the journey, Marlene tried in vain to make a bit of small talk with the Navajo woman. The old woman just sat silently, looking intently at everything she saw, studying every little detail, until she noticed a brown bag on the seat next to Marlene.

“What in bag?” asked the old woman.

Marlene 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 another moment or two. Then speaking with the quiet wisdom of an elder, she said, “Good trade...”


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Sales Talk: Trade wind - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

In wine, there is truth. - Pliny the Elder

Good wine needs no vine. - French Proverb

Wine is my favorite 4 letter word. - Unknown

Wine and children speak the truth. - Greek Proverb

When the wine is in, the wit is out. - English Proverb

Does wine count as a serving of fruit? - Joe-kster

Every cask smells of the wine it contains. - Spanish Proverb

The tartness of his face sours ripe grapes. - William Shakespeare

Wine improves with age. I improve with wine. - Unknown

I'm Hybrid. I run on chocolate and wine. - Unknown

Compromises are for relationships, not wine. - Robert S Caywood

Everything's better with bacon and red wine. - Dianne Harman

Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence. - Robert Fripp

Glamour is what I sell. It's my stock in trade. - Marlene Dietrich

Trade unions are islands of anarchy in a sea of chaos. - Aneurin Bevan

If God forbade drinking, would He have made wine so good? - Cardinal Richelieu

I wouldn't trade you for all the cookies in the world. - Cookie Monster

It was 2:00 p.m., too early for wine but not for chocolate. - Andrea Hurst

The sweetest grapes are picked from the vineyard of friendship. - French Proverb

I got a new set of golf clubs for my husband. Best trade I ever made. - Unknown

A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world. - Louis Pasteur

Apple: Nutritious lunchtime dessert which children will trade for cupcakes. - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

I imagine hell like this: Italian punctuality, German humour and English wine. - Peter Ustinov

If one glass of wine is good for you, just imagine what a whole bottle could do! - Unknown

Some wines improve with age, but only if the grapes were good in the first place. - Abigail Van Buren

One of the disadvantages of wine is that it makes a man mistake words for thoughts. - Samuel Johnson

It is the trade of lawyers to question everything, yield nothing, and talk by the hour. - Thomas Jefferson

Just as Jesus created wine from water, we humans are capable of transmuting emotion into music. - Carlos Santana

Age is just a number. It's totally irrelevant unless, of course, you happen to be a bottle of wine. - Joan Collins

Free trade is terrible. Free trade can be wonderful if you have smart people. But we have stupid people. - Donald Trump

Conscience and cowardice are really the same things. Conscience is the trade-name of the firm. That is all. - Oscar Wilde

If you have to choose between drinking wine every day or being skinny, which would you choose: Red or White? - Unknown

The vine bears three kinds of grapes: the first of pleasure, the second of intoxication, the third of disgust. - Diogenes

Milk is the drink of babies, tea the drink of women, water the drink of beasts, and wine is the drink of the gods. - John S Blackie

I'd learned some things. I knew you weren't supposed to hold a good wine at the top - the paper bag falls off. - Pat Paulsen

The Bible's full of wine. God ain't got nothing against a little drink to celebrate His Son's birthday with. - Archie Bunker

Irish poets, learn your trade, sing whatever is well made, scorn the sort now growing up all out of shape from toe to top. - William Butler Yeats

Morals are not, like bacon, to be cured by hanging; nor, like wine, to be improved by sea voyages; nor, like honey, to be preserved in cells. - William Taylor

The simple act of opening a bottle of wine has brought more happiness to the human race than all the collective governments in the history of earth. - Jim Harrison


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08-Aug-2020