"So very true! Actually, I’ll donate 10,000 to the shelter." She smiles, it’s the least she could do. That amount wouldn’t do a whole lot, but it was honestly the best she could do. "Hmm, something not depressing or business-like. How about shopping? Not talking, doing."
"You will? Oh, Ali that’s wonderful! Thank you so much!" She said, smiling. She chuckled at her next suggestion. "Girl! You certainly know how to pick the right thing! Let’s go!" She said, standing up and reaching into her purse to pull out some money for the meal.
"Why wouldn’t I? I just wish I was doing better that I could donate more." She gets up as Jan does, "What do you think you’re doing? This is my treat. You can get next time." Ali tries to push her hand away from leaving any money.
"So, where should we shop? High end?"