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

Wine is bottled poetry. - Robert Louis Stevenson

In wine, there is truth. - Pliny the Elder

Good wine needs no vine. - French Proverb

My trade and my art is living. - Michel De Montaigne

I like a wine that fights back. - John Steed

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

Cranberries: Grapes with hypertension - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

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

When wine goes in strange things come out. - Friedrich Schiller

Life is too short to drink the house wine. - Helen Thomas

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

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

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

Good friends, like wine, get better with age. - Unknown

Free trade is not a principle; it is an expedient. - Benjamin Disraeli

I cook with wine; sometimes I even add it to the food. - WC Fields

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

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

A protective tariff is a typical conspiracy in restraint of trade. - Thorstein Veblen

We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine. - Eduardo Galeano

You should never hesitate to trade your cow for a handful of magic beans. - Tom Robbins

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

I wish I could trade my heart for another liver, so I could drink more and care less. - Tina Fey

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

My heart says chocolate and wine but my jeans say, for the love of God women, eat a salad. - Unknown

Measure thy life by loss instead of gain, not by the wine drunk, but the wine poured forth. - Harriet King

I'm like old wine. They don't bring me out very often - but I'm well preserved. - Rose Kennedy

Wine makes a man more pleased with himself. I do not say it makes him more pleasing to others. - Samuel Johnson

I shall be an autocrat, that's my trade; and the good Lord will forgive me, that's his. - Catherine the Great

I'm making wine at home, but I'm making it out of raisins so it will be aged automatically. - Steven Wright

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

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

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

When was the last time anybody saw us beating, let's say, China in a trade deal? They kill us. I beat China all the time. - Donald Trump


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24-May-2022