The Minnie Mouse balloon danced over her golden curls. "I don't like it, Daddy." A frown filled the space between her rosy cheeks.
I watched as her father disappeared into the crowd of parade watchers and return with the balloon lady in tow, dozens of colorful choices floating above her head.
"Which one do you like?" He squatted beside his daughter and pointed above. Soon a smile appeared as she made her selection.
"That will be three dollars more," the vendor said. But the new price appeared not to bother him. He pulled out his wallet and completed the transaction.
All for a daughter he loved and wanted to make happy at the happiest place on earth--Disney.
How about us? Do we do the same for our readers? Do we give a little more to make our stories work? Do we go that extra mile?