A woman was walking down the street when she was accosted by a
> particularly dirty and shabby-looking homeless woman who asked her for a
> couple of dollars for dinner.
> The woman took out her bill fold, extracted 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 replied.
> "Will you use it to go shopping instead of buying food?" the woman 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 at a beauty salon instead of food?" the woman
> asked. "Are you NUTS?" replied the homeless woman. "I haven't had my
> hair done in 20 years!"
> "Well," said the woman, "I'm not going to give you the money. Instead,
> I'm going to take you out for dinner with my hubby and myself tonight.
> The homeless woman was astounded. "Won't your husband be furious with
> you for doing that? I know I'm dirty, and I probably smell pretty
> disgusting." The woman replied, "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."