|The postage was...not enough, so the postal worker
put the envelope in a returned mail bin to send back to poor Sue. Sue was very
disappointed when she discovered that her special card was not on its way to Grandma as
she had hoped.
Now Sue did not know what to do. There were
only five more days until Grandma's birthday and instead of being on the way to Grandma
the card was sitting on Sue's desk just waiting to be mailed all over again. Sue thought
of sending it Priority Mail which would get there in only a couple of days, but it would
cost her all of her allowance that she had been saving up for the last few weeks.
She didn't mind spending the money, but she had been hoping to
save up enough to get Grandpa a card for his birthday which was coming up in only two
weeks. If she used the money to send it Priority Mail, she would probably be a little late
getting Grandpa's card out to him. This was going to be a really difficult decision.
She could simply put another stamp on it and drop it back in the
mailbox, it was cheaper but she couldn't be sure that it would make it on time. Sue knew
that both of her grandparents loved her and that neither one of them would be upset if
their card was a little late so in the end she decided to...