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14 Nov 2017

A gift to yourself

Coins-United States | CoinLady

Yesterday was bookstore day. Even the bookstores are preparing for the holidays, with special gift books for sale, coffee table books, art books. 

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07 Sep 2017

Finally bought it!

Coins-United States | CoinLady

Finally, after all these years...I bought a copy of Dave Bowers' wonderful reference book, "A California Gold Rush History." A solid reference and a keeper if ever there was one. An important part of American history is documented in this volume. Collectors, historians, and gold fans would love this book. I don't know why I didn't get this book sooner.

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27 Aug 2017

I found it at the library

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I paid a visit to my local library in search of books for research. I am beginning work on a new novel, science fiction, a departure from my usual. I know SF fans are a great audience, also a tough audience. The science in the written work has to be accurate. This novel takes place among Jupiter's moons, so I spent some time in the Astronomy section.

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24 Jun 2017

Great find...not a coin

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I keep checking every bit of change that comes my way, in the hopes of finding something special. Maybe not a 1916-D Mercury dime, or any Mercury dime. Not a 1909-S VDB cent. But something unusual, like a War nickel or a scarce variety, maybe even a double die cent.

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30 May 2017

Bookstore day

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Since Monday was a holiday, today was my weekly bookstore day. The first section I visit is the "Hobbies" area. There are two shelves of coin books.

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09 May 2017

Looking for reading material

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Monday is bookstore day, and yesterday was no exception. I got to my first store when they opened the doors. Besides looking for research items and books to read for fun, I checked out the magazine section too.

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