Thursday, January 20, 2011

All Love

Last night Henry told us Hazel was all love and this morning he said, "you lovely, lovely girl Hazel." This picture that I took this past weekend seems appropriate. Occasionally when Hazel's playing on the floor Henry will curl up to her and give her a hug.

Hazel playing with her new favorite. Now that she can motor around using her new army crawl (like army guys, crawling under the wire) she seems to amuse herself more. Her favorites include our fireplace (it's never used, but has a reflective surface), furniture, paper and remote controls.

Henry sucking on an icicle I gave him. He wanted the glove because it was too cold. Free treats made direct from our roof run off!

Check out this lunch Meg made for Henry during my snow day!

I had some pretty good luck last night with my coins.

75 small dollars and 2 half dollars produced a proof small dollar (2007S James Madison). That's the first proof small dollar I've found since 2009. This one is a beauty.

6,940 quarters had two silver Washingtons (1960, 1963), six Canadians, one US nickel and a new variety, the 2010D Yosemite.

5,950 dimes didn't turn up one silver Rosie (1964D), nine Canadians and one US penny. That's kind of a poor showing compared to my average returns and the other denominations I searched last night.

2,640 nickels yielded one Buffalo (1928S), two War Nickels (1943P, 1944D) and seven Canadians. I've only found one other Buffalo with a date and a mint mark before this and that was in 2007!

Lastly, 10,350 pennies rounded up eighty-one Wheats (including one extremely rusty Steelie), sixty-six Canadians, six US dimes and one Bahamas 1¢. The Wheats were:

1920, 1929S, 1930, 1934, 1935, 1936(4), 1938(2), 1940, 1941(6), 1942, 1943, 1944(8), 1945(4), 1946(2), 1947, 1948(2), 1949(2), 1949D, 1950, 1951(2), 1951D, 1952(3), 1952(3), 1953D(2), 1955(3), 1955D, 1956(4), 1956D(4), 1957(3), 1957D(6), 1958D(6)

Oh yeah, I almost forgot, I found my first dollar bill since 2009! It was lying in the change dispenser of the auto-checkout lane at Home Depot.

Found: 1 penny, 1 dollar bill