Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Rain ... Reluctance

Because of rain and colder weather we haven't had many opportunities to take Henry anywhere fun lately. We have, however, heard lots of new words and seen many cute things. He's now often saying two words together and makes little sentences (a couple of nouns and/or verbs strung together). It's great to hear about his day from him a bit. Today he showed some good pretending to us too. It started with him saying "pretend bird" and running about with his arms flapping and saying "caw-caw" (a crow, I guess). It then continued tonight around supper. We got him to pretend to be a plane, a bunny and a baby (with a crying motion). Lastly, Henry also said "hi" to the baby by patting Meg's belly and saying, "hi."

With all this rain my commutes into work this week have been pretty brutal. Seems like lots of people are avoiding the smaller, potentially flooded roads and taking the highway (my road!). I think it has also discouraged people from turning in their coin at the bank. It's certainly put a damper on my picking up coin.

My results haven't been so good lately, either, so it hasn't been as fun to post. :(

8,000 halves produced nothing.

1,800 quarters turned up one Canadian and one US nickel.

1,500 dimes yielded one UK 5 pence.

200 nickels had two Canadians (1 Ni) and a key date Jefferson, 1949S.

2,500 pennies rounded up six Wheats, twenty-three Canadians and two US dimes. One of the Canadians was an old, corroded George V penny, 1920. The Wheats were:

1945, 1946, 1955, 1957D, 1958D(2)

Found: 2 pennies (one in Stop & Shop, one in Burger King), 1 dime (in Stop & Shop)