Friday, May 11, 2007

FMJ - Day 409

May 11: I found 73 cents. A quarter and a penny were found at Jack in the Box on L.A. Ave. The quarter was interesting find as it was dropped by an old fellow who look as if he was working in a trade like carpentry or electric... he ordered a coffee and as he was taking his change out dropped the quarter. I was seated and eating breakfast at the time and their was one other patron standing behind this fellow waiting for his order to be prepared. Funny, neither the fellow ordering his coffee or the man waiting attempted to pick-up the coin as I found it resting right where it had dropped near the cash register. Well, I scored it for the FMJ. A penny was found by the newspaper machines.

At the 99 Cents only store, I found 2 pennies near the fountain in the Mountain Gate shopping center and a single penny in the store. The kids and I stopped at In-N-Out Burger on Stearns Ave. -- found a penny there, too.

An evening shopping excursion to the wilds of the Simi Valley Target produced a quarter, dime, nickel and three pennies.

Today's Stats
Day's Finds: $.73
Bottles & Cans Collected: 6

Running Stats
This month: $4.07
2007 Finds: $52.35
Since FMJ Blog Inception: $236.35 (March 28, 2006)
Total Found for FMJ Fund: $696.75 (since 1-1-2000)
Number of Bottles and Cans Collected: 183 for the month.
Bottles & Cans Return Fund: $784.64

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I keep a jar of coins and have gotten to about 30 dollars. This is just the coins off of what I buy. It never occurred to me to pick up money. I'd have way more if I did that!

This is pretty cool.