I went to WholeFoods yesterday to buy my lunch and only my lunch. But in order to reach the salad bar, I had to actually enter the store. And in order to enter the store, I had to walk past a display of miniature pumpkins on sticks, arranged like a bouquet.
I was powerless. Seriously, folks, how could I resist? It's a freaking bouquet of pumpkins!
As I stood in line with my salad and pumpkin bouquet, I realized I did not know how much the pumpkins cost. There was no price tag on the clear plastic wrapper. Mark that I am, I had grabbed the bouquet without confirming its price. As I waited for my turn, I tried to decide the most I was willing to pay for the miniature pumpkins. $10? $20? My eternal soul?
Fortunately, these little darlings only cost $7.99. I don't know what I would have done if the cashier had told me the price was "Your Eternal Soul, plus tax."