Remember that Zimmerly Pension File that I just got in the mail? Well, I almost lost it and I don't have a copy.
I went to the Special Collections Library yesterday, and I set down the file next to a microfilm reader I was using. I walked away and forgot it there. Luckily, someone picked it up and put it in the lost and found. I'm going to go pick it up today.
I spent $25 on the file, and if I had to re-order it I would have to wait another couple of weeks to get it. I intended to start working on an article today using the information I found on the file.
So next time I have an important file like that, I'm going to make copies before I leave the house.