What Would We Do Without Coins?
December 22, 2011
I had a good laugh on the way to the office this morning. It had snowed overnight, so I had to shovel before I departed for work. It is a typical winter event for me in Wisconsin.
However, since the office closes down today at noon, I am quite naturally a little eager to get to work, get my tasks done and get home, so snow is not exactly a welcome event as it slows everything down a bit.
Well, I had an attitude adjustment on the way to work. A young kid dressed in a snowsuit was on his way to school. He was wearing a backpack, yet he was crawling along on the sidewalk deliberately making impressions in the new snow.
How could I not laugh?
My obstacle was obviously fun for the kid.
It made me ask the question again, what’s it all for?
I think you know the answer.
Though we all watch the swings in the price of gold and silver, worrry about the future and attitudes toward the Mint took a hit among collectors, for me coin collecting is still fun and interesting and I wouldn’t trade what I do for anything.
The kid wasn’t exactly a visit from the ghost of Christmas present, but it did help me get into the spirit of the season.
I hope you have gotten there, too.
My next blog will be Dec. 27.
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