Sarah and Melissa entered the store, their eyes fixed on the hot dog stand next to the counter. There was a three-dollar charge per dog, which was too expensive at the moment. However, Melissa’s eyes were so hopeful as she stared at them that Sarah was moved to step up to the counter.
She called out, “One hot dog, please.” before sliding her money across the desk. Although her stomach grumbled at her decision not to buy herself one, she did not allow it to affect her decision.
As she was debating whether or not to purchase some groceries for the household, her eyes caught sight of the lottery tickets.