Sunday, September 6, 2009


So far this Labor Day weekend has been pretty good for us.

Yesterday Henry and I went peach picking with my sister and her two boys. We went to this great place near us. They have animals there to pet, a big playground and different U-Pick foods throughout the year. This time we picked peaches. Last time we picked strawberries. An added bonus was that we got two rides in a hay-wagon back and forth to the picking area. Most of the picking was done by Evan, my five-year-old nephew, he's got a good eye for this sort of work.

Today after church we went over to my sister's for a Labor Day breakfast. It was very good. We had special, crunchy french toast, sausage and peach muffins (made by Meg).

The coin hunting was so-so.

8,000 half dollars turned up three 90% silver halves (1951, 2 x 1964), nine 40% silver halves (1966, 5 x 1967, 2 x 1968D, 1969D), seven proofs (1974S, 1981S, 1987S, 2 x 1993S, 2003S, 2004S) and six mint set halves (2002D, 2004P, 2005P, 2 x 2005D, 2006D).

4,420 quarters had one very discolored silver Washington (1964), five Canadians, five US nickels and one Dominican Republic 25 Centavos.

950 dimes produced one silver Rosie (1964) and one Canadian.

1,320 nickels had two Canadians and one key date Jefferson (1955).

5,500 pennies rounded up twenty-six Wheats, thirteen Canadians and one US dime. The Wheats were:

1925, 1930(2), 1939, 1942(2), 1944(2), 1945, 1946(4), 1947, 1950(2), 1951(2), 1954D, 1955, 1956D, 1957(2), 1957D(3)

Found: 3 pennies (2 at Shaw's, 1 on our walk)


sassymom said...

Correction--Evan's five, Uncle Brian! Are you getting as bad as Dad with birthdays and ages? Now you can definitely shave as many years off my age as you want.