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Rabbit Tracks: Homeless man not only one to profit

A man was walking down the street when he was accosted by a dirty and shabby-looking homeless man who asked him for a couple of dollars for dinner.
The man took out his wallet and $10 and asked, “If I give you this money, will you buy some beer with it instead of dinner?”
“No, I had to stop drinking years ago,” the homeless man said.
“Will you use it to go fishing instead of buying food?” the man asked.
“No, I don’t waste time fishing,” the man said. “I need to spend all my time trying to stay alive.”
“Will you spend this on green fees at a golf course instead of food?” the other asked.
“Are you NUTS!” replied the homeless man. “I haven’t played golf in 20 years!”
“Well,” said the man, “I’m not going to give you money. Instead, I’m going to take you home for a shower and a terrific dinner cooked by my wife.”
The homeless man was astounded. “Won’t your wife be furious with you for doing that?
The man replied, “That’s okay. It’s important for her to see what a man looks like after he has given up drinking, fishing and golf .”

– An anonymous story forwarded to the Richmond News by Bob Smith, RHS Class of ‘57

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