Once again it’s been three months since my last Penny Tale posting. Time flies when you are retired and so Busy! Last month Doc and I travelled to North Dakota to obtain the 50th and Final coffee mug for our United States cup collection.
We had to cancel half of our prepaid trip due to my unplanned broken foot and surgery. That was the bad news. The good news was that we rented a car (versus being on a bus tour with 40 other people) and were able to continue our daily coin finding. It has now been 527 consecutive days of finding a coin of some sort.
Today Doc went to son Brian’s house to help with a bathroom renovation; I had our whole house to myself. Since I could not drive anywhere (due to the broken foot), it was an opportunity to do some chores which had been neglected over these past few weeks. Dusting seemed like a fairly ‘safe’ chore (as long as I stayed off ladders). I tidied some piles of things, then began dusting.
As I was dusting, I was thinking that when Doc came home we would need to go out Penny Finding for the day. I had used the washcloth-sized rag on a few shelves thinking nothing of it. I got to this small shelf (see photo) which was empty. I made one quick swipe across the shelf and a Penny fell out of the dust cloth! It was like something from a Magician’s parlor trick! I was stunned! I could not figure out where that Penny came from!
I took a closer look at the Penny. It was dated 2015 D. When my dog Norman died, the only Penny I found that day was a 2015 D. (See Norman's Way Blog). Doc had said, “Whenever you find a 2015 D Penny it will be a sign from Norman that he is with you”. Thanks Norman for continuing to help out around the house.
Reminder: Our loved ones are nearby. Somewhat like having them still in the house, just in a nearby room where we can not see them. Listen carefully and you might still hear them – they certainly can hear You.