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A young woman went to Suzuki Roshi and showed him a twenty-dollar bill she'd just found on the sidewalk in Japantown. She told him she couldn't decide what to do with it. "Should I give it to charity, put up a note on a telephone pole and wait, or just keep it?" she asked him.

"Here," he said, "I'll take it," and he put it in the sleeve of his robe.

p.76. Bob Halpern, Sokoji, 1968.