The Dimes, the Guitar and the Situation at Hand

The Dimes, the Guitar and the Situation at Hand

Years ago, a man and a woman sat next to each other, happily married on a reclining leather sofa. The woman, my mother, spoke of a phenomenon she had recently discovered: pennies from heaven. She spoke to the man of a recently widowed woman who claimed that her late husband was sending lucky pennies from beyond the grave to let her know he was still with her. The man, my father, took her by the hand and said to her, “that’s a bit cheap, isn’t it? If I go before you, I’ll leave dimes; you’re worth more than a penny to me.”

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