With a silent nod, the woman climbed into the car. Mary tried in vain to make conversation with the woman, but she wasn't very talkative. The old woman silently took in everything she saw, studying every little detail, until she noticed a red gift bag on the seat next to Mary.
"What's in the bag?" asked the old woman.
"It's a bottle of whiskey that I got for my husband."
The old woman was silent for another minute or two. Then speaking with the quiet wisdom of an elder, she said, "Good trade."