Living frugally worked for a while. Two meals a day wasn’t so bad. But even the worst math student knows zero balance, plus zero income, leaves you with zero.
Swallowing her pride, she put on her coat. It had come to this. Rubbing her hands together, feeling the early morning chill, she hoped she wouldn’t run out of gas. It was crowded.
Several hours later, it was finally her turn.
“Here you go Ma’am.” They had not run out. She took her box of food. Gratefully.