I asked Marilyn, the department secretary, about lost and found. She told me that Michael, the clerk (the other half of the team that really run the Geology Dept.) keeps it; he was out to lunch at the time. But when I described the missing bag, she said she'd seen something like that, and told me where. I went and looked, and there it was! I have my lump of Raja Baby fur back. And I've attached it to my keyring, so it can't fall out of my pocket when I fish the keys out, which is how I think I lost it.
Today is a good day.