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Cost of Minting Pennies & Nickels Decreases

WASHINGTON, D.C. — There is good news and bad news from the United States Mint.

Tuesday the announcement was made that it is now getting cheaper to make pennies and nickels. 92 more words


Pennies Are Still Useless, And Nickels Cost Eight Cents To Make

Printing and minting money is one of the privileges that government has. In theory, this is a privilege because the face value of coins is more than they cost to make. 219 more words

Government And Legal


As I try my best to banish an unwanted migraine and its impositions, from my vantage point, the ceiling looks no different, a photograph in the corner has picked up a fine line of dust, and the traffic noise from the road below my window sounds as aggressive as it always does. 88 more words


A State Of Constant Change

I want to talk about something I think we’ve lost, but I don’t want to sound like I’ve come down with a case of being old and cranky so I’m going to start off with what I like about the change. 695 more words


Piles of Pennies

The temperature is getting colder and daylight has gotten shorter. Our habit of eating breakfast around noon is becoming a problem now that we only have about four or five hours to work before it gets dark due to this thing called winter. 1,328 more words

Mark Twain National Forest

Benjamin Franklin Polymath, autodidact, or patriot

Franklin was by far the oldest of the founding fathers. From the city of brotherly love. Inventor, author, lover.

his thoughts but pennies

father of bifocal sorts might

as well’ve been Frank


More Angel Pennies

I  noticed recently that I don’t find coins on the ground anymore.  In the spring I posted a story about the pennies and dimes I was finding at my feet and what I believe they meant.  109 more words