Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Happy Thanksgiving!

Yesterday Henry had a feast at school for Thanksgiving. "Feast" was the word to describe it. They ate with the other class and had small pizzas with no crust that didn't require any cutting up into pieces, carrot sticks and juice. Somehow Henry ended up stepping into the dip for the carrots. He didn't tell us how that happened. Afterwards Meg and the kids went to Target. Meg got Henry and Hazel a small Christmas tree with lights on it. They are very excited about it. It's now up in Henry's room. Henry's most proud of his ability to "turn it on" (plug it in). Not sure how excited I am about him and plugs, but I guess one has to start sometime.

Meg e-mailed me this cute story on Monday:

Owen was yelling that he wanted juice, but Lauren didn't get it right away because she was busy. So Griffin said to Owen, "You need to yell louder. She can't hear you." (she could) Owen subsequently started yelling very loudly that he wanted juice. Still no response from Lauren, so Henry piped up with, "You need to use your manners and say 'please'." Owen put the two together and yelled that he wanted juice, please. :)

25 small dollars had nothing.

8,000 quarters produced one proof quarter (2002S IN), thirteen Canadians, fifteen US nickels and five US dimes. Indiana is now the first state for which I've found the clad and silver proof varieties.

6,450 dimes yielded three silver Rosies (1952, 1963D, 1964), eleven Canadians and one UK 5 pence.

2,520 nickels got me one proof nickel (1980S), thirteen Canadians (4 Ni), eight US dimes and two US pennies.

4,550 pennies rounded up twenty-two Wheats, thirty-five Canadians and five US dimes.

1935, 1944(4), 1944D, 1945(2), 1946(3), 1950D, 1951D, 1953(2), 1956(2), 1957, 1958, 1958D

Found: five pennies, one nickel, one dime and one quarter