Josh Anderson made a nice chunk of change on the day Republican Vice-Presidential nominee Paul Ryan came to town.
The 13 year-old Oldsmar resident thought Ryan supporters might end up getting thirsty during the 1/3 mile walk from his neighborhood to R.E. Olds Park where Ryan was scheduled to speak Saturday.
So, Anderson made a sign, gathered some water bottles and set up shop on the corner of his street.
"I'm going to make some money selling bottled water for $1 each," he said cheerfully as he sat on the corner.
Anderson had not yet made any sales when Patch spoke to him at 8 a.m.
However, that all changed by 12:30 that afternoon, after the rally ended and everyone was walking back to their cars.
Anderson was still on the corner, looking a bit ragged from being in the sun all morning. His younger sidekick was no longer in the stroller; a 32-pack of bottled water sat in the little kid's place.
A steady stream of people walked by as Anderson beamed and told Patch the good news about his moneymaking venture, "I made $65!"
Way to go, Josh!