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Excuse Me, But Can I Have That Penny....

February 14th, 2008 at 11:24 am

Hubby has to go for walks a couple of times a day as part of his healing process. So, I teasingly "take him for a walk" at least twice a day. With the weather and all, we've been going to the local mall which is mostly quiet during the week. During these walks, we started a sort of game. Hubby can't look side to side or down right at his feet. He can look forward and down ahead of us. I am trying to watch for people darting out of stores or coming up on the sides where he can't see them. And, I am trying not to look in store windows, so I am often looking down ahead of us. We find coins. That's the game. Of course, it isn't easy with not that many people during the day, but we often find a penny or two. Sometimes, a dime or a quarter. One day, we found a foreign coin. Not sure yet how much it is worth. Sometimes, the coins are in a crowd. We had to leave behind three pennies one day because of that. Yesterday, we saw a penny under a bench where a young man was sitting and eating. I left it alone because I was afraid he'd call security on "that looney woman crawling under my bench." But, he'd left by the final round of the walk and the penny was still there. On the way out, Hubby found a dime. We feed the froggie bank with the coins at the end of the day. I wish we'd kept track like LuxLiving and had a total at the end of the three weeks or so....

4 Responses to “Excuse Me, But Can I Have That Penny....”

  1. boomeyers Says:

    What great entertainment! That is awesome! I can see the book title, "How to become a millionaire a penny at a time!" Keep looking! Smile

  2. Ima saver Says:

    That is fun! I found 14 cents on top of a newstand the other day.

  3. luxlivingfrugalis Says:

    Like I said in another comment, I circled back in my truck in the movie parking lot for a quarter yesterday!

    Keep those eyes peeled baby!!

  4. Rachael Says:

    How much are you up to now? Its a really good idea though.

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