In March 2008 I began Finding Pennies. In December 2008 I began sharing these "Penny Tales" with a few close friends. They encouraged me to blog the Penny Tales such that more people could enjoy the Adventures with Penny Angels.

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Joyfully, Tina

Monday, April 6, 2015

Canine Funnies

I sure wish today’s coin find could have been captured on camera.  It was hilarious!

I was going to share the dog-chasing escapade with only my canine-loving friends, then realized it was actually a Penny Tale as well!

This afternoon Doc and I went to the vet to pick up Dundee.  He had a teeth cleaning today.  That meant he was taken in at 7:30 a.m., put under anesthesia, treated, then kept confined.  When we arrived, Dundee was soooooooo happy to see us and get released from that dog hospital.

Envision this… The Banfield Vet Clinic is in the very back of the big PetSmart store.  I was paying for his visit, credit card in hand.  The leash slipped and Dundee bolted for the front door.  He went full speed past all the displays, past the cash registers at the front of the store, through the first set of open glass doors… Can you hear me SCREAMING "Dundee STOP!!!!" while running full speed after him?  The cashier tried to intercept him when he reached the first set of glass doors, but she was not fast enough.  The second set of doors began to open and I cringed at the thought of him bolting across the busy lanes of traffic...

Thankfully Dundee stopped in the doorway and I stomped on his leash.  We took him out to the planter where he urinated for what seemed like an eternity!!!  The poor guy HAD TO GO!

Dundee at Home
Dundee then needed to poop in a second planter – right next to a penny!  As Doc was watching and laughing at all this, I pointed out that he was standing over a penny!  And then there was a quarter and another penny under the bench next to us.  We were having such a silly moment.

This evening Dundee is doing just fine and staying very close to me.

Lesson:  Positive Outcomes can be found in even the Poopiest situations.

Good Friday Findings

Doc stopped at the grocery store for one or two things and came home with a handful of coins! 

Doc noticed a few coins someone had left in the coin counting kiosk. He scooped them up and brought them home as our Easter Coin Hunt.  He had found:

31 Pennies
2 Nickels
8 Regular Dimes
3 Old Silver Dimes (dated 1946, 1957, 1964)
1 Mercury Head Dime (dated 1945 – Doc’s birth year)
1 Quarter
1 Canadian 10¢

A Total of 47 coins.  And some pretty special ones!

Better than chocolate for Easter – less calories!