I came in to work this morning to find that they'd taken up a collection to help with my veterinary bill. Thanks, guys! I think that covers the mysterious eight cents.
Now, I wonder — do I spend that 5 cent Euro piece as a penny? It might pass for one. Will anyone around here recognize it's near-nickle value? What would the bank charge in exchange fees...?
Or, do I instead pocket it for my coin collection that I started way back when, in a California laundromat, when I spilled my change and discovered that one of the pennies had a portrait of someone other than Lincoln? And will I be able to feed my family if I do that?
Decisions, decisions, decisions...
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