How many aspects of my worlds collide? Read and find out!
I started playing tennis last Fall and have really enjoyed my time outside. I live where it is HOT/HUMID in the summer (about 6 months!!!). Since I get stuck in the house during the summer I tend to do things like collect, organize, etc. Continue reading “When Worlds Collide”
The dearth of women in numismatics is evident, even if there are no reliable statistics that support this finding.
It isn’t that the gender gap doesn’t exist, it is that no one has done a study! Continue reading “Women and Numismatics”
I’ve been sorting, organizing, and inputting coins into software…I call this cataloging. Continue reading “Cataloging”
Recently I posted about a Dutch Republic coin. Oh, the twists as turns researching coins can take. The snippets of history you encounter can be fascinatingly odd. Continue reading “Dutch? Hollandia? What’s in a Name?”
Collecting collectors? Why do you collect? Because…
In the numismatic group I’m in on Facebook, someone recently posted a link to this Coin Week article with some ideas about why people collect. The original post asked for our thoughts; here are mine. Continue reading “Collector Collecting”
Coin humor, I’ve seen it! Dad follows a comic for its movie humor…but the one he sent was about coin humor. It abounds!
Dad and I? WOW! Funny, maybe. Continue reading “Coin Humor…or Not?”
I’ve never given much thought to value in hobbies. I don’t mean the value of hobbies, but the value that a hobby contains. Stick with me, I’m thinking this through.
Continue reading “Hobby Value”
Dad has always called me the “hairsplitter.” Ya know, the one that parses words and definitions? Me.
I’m not sure this is entirely accurate but it is part of our relationship. He is just as bad at hairsplitting but over different things! Continue reading “Hairsplitting and Trolling”
In my first post I <hinted> to Dad that perhaps a post about the Red Panda saga would be good. He wrote his version and then I decided to add mine. Continue reading “The Case of the Red Panda”
Coin collecting and numismatics was something I thought would ever hold the smallest bit of interest for me. While I have been a collector of other things coins were never something I gave the smallest infinitesimal thought to. Have I been clear about my lifelong complete lack of interest in coins? Continue reading “Numismatic – A Beginning”