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    Pennies in the world, values are well over $100,000 and approaching $2 million.

    Thanks, good to know. She has them in a series of coin books all neatly cataloged. About 6 books in all. It would be a lot of scans! It’s not 100% complete as there is a missing year or mint location hear and there. I honestly haven’t looked at it in about a decade.
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    Pennies in the world, values are well over $100,000 and approaching $2 million.

    My mom was a nut about collecting coins. She would study every single coin that passed through her hands. I have the collection somewhere, but I wouldn’t know a gem from a turd when it comes to coins.
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    Is this Whats Causing Soldiers Suicide 22 Kill Themselves Everyday!

    I was about to post a bit more detailed reply with many more words, but this is the essence of what is happening. You live with it or you don’t. I lost a friend a couple weeks ago that was also struggling with now being label by the progressives as deplorable in this new purge of the military...
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    The Stockdale Paradox

    Spot on. Things are truly degenerating/accelerating at a rate that is frightening. I think there is purposeful disinformation (The correct term is information operations, or IO) designed to mask, distract, shape and divide while shielding the true nature of what is playing out. I am at the...
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    The Stockdale Paradox

    I few months ago I started a thread asking for good books about individuals or people who have prevailed against overwhelming odds and that resulted in some great reads for me the past few months. I had forgotten about the lessons that Admiral Stockdale offered from his time as a POW during the...
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    How About this Lawnmower

    his videos are always hilarious! The wife even got a good laugh out of that one!
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    Hello from Western Wa.

    A warm welcome from Alaska!
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    I love my black coffee! Definitely need backup capabilities!
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    1 Big Bear

    Glad I don't have to deal with the Godzilla sized coastal brownies. But the interior brownies and black bears still demand respect!
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    Sleep, when and how much

    When I was a working stiff, I would typically get up at 4 AM and hit the bed at 10 PM. The 6 hours was typically just enough. I have always had high stress and high demand occupations so some nights weren't always as restful as I would like, or sometimes you simply had to work through the...
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    Hello from Nevada

    A warm welcome from Alaska!!
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    Recommendations for a Good Freezer

    For about 6 months each year, Alaska is a pretty good freezer. ;) I have a bunch of freezers, all at least 20 years old. I think they are all Frigidaire and one Kenmore. I have no clue what the hot brands are today.
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    Chaga tea Vitamin D Glucosamine Chondroitin Vitamin B complex Sambucus with Zinc and vitamin C
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    Hi everyone!

    A warm welcome from Alaska!
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    Ellie saying Hi

    A warm welcome from Alaska!