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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Watch and Learn

In my younger years, I had a few go-to answers when someone asked me, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” I teetered between creative design, actor, work with animals as a veterinarian, and archeologist. I ultimately decided I really didn’t want to do anything, which is why I majored in English … Continue reading »

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Miraculous Medal

Driving home from work the other day, I had mad traffic. So bad that I had to bail on my usual route and weave my way through side road after side road so that  could make it home at a reasonable time. The next day I remembered to avoid the mess and too an alternative … Continue reading »

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In Progress Cleaning of the 1857 Flying Eagle Penny

As you can see in the original post, the reverse of the 1857 Flying Eagle penny was pretty toasted. There was no definition or detail at all. I was a little hesitant, but I decided to try cleaning it anyway. Here it is now after a light rub of hydrogen peroxide with a Q-tip, and … Continue reading »

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