As you may know, Albertson held the “sizzlin’ summer giveaway,” where all summer long shoppers could collect game pieces and win the likes of a new car … a vacation getaway … a $250,000 CASH PRIZE! In an effort to rid themselves of the remaining game pieces, last week they tripled the amount earned. I had amassed a few …
Being today marks the final day of the game, I opened all my game pieces last night, certain I was going to be a winner. The fact I had made it three-fourths of the way through the stack with nary a game piece needed did not deter my enthusiasm.
Then it happened.
I opened the little packet to find: “Instant Winner!” … one free donut. Oh yes, it’s true. As if that weren’t exciting enough, I opened yet another, to find the message again. That’s two free donuts, people!
Looking back, perhaps I should have been a bit more specific in my optimism. I’m going to win the $250,000, for instance. Then again, sometimes the little things are pretty darn good too. Especially if they’re fresh and slathered in maple frosting.