Tag: money

Here you can see what represents $94 in cash. Each stack of quarters is $1 and each placeholder of nickels, dimes, or pennies, represents $1 of that denomination. It’s kind of hard to stack 100 pennies or 20 nickels, for example. I’m a saver. When I have loose change floating around in my pocket, backpack, or wherever, I place it in a jar that I have on my dresser. When the jar is nearly full, in this case about 2/3…

From reading my blog, you might be tempted to think that all that I do is travel to exotic locations like Wales, India, Guatemala, etc. I can assure you, that is not the case. I have an everyday life. I pay bills, make repairs, have repairs made, cook dinner, go to work. 😀 Each year seems to develop its own theme. Last year was travel and I spent fully 10% of my time, traveling, about 36 days, including weekends. The…

Well, the title is a tiny bit misleading, though not entirely. 🙂 The Guatemalans were very accepting of U.S. Dollars; however, they had to be in good condition. If they were torn in the slightest, had little bit missing off of the corner, or anything imperfect about them, they wouldn’t accept them. When I tried to pay for my classes at the school and my home stay, I plopped down 3 Benjamins ($100 bills – Ben Franklin on the front)…