A Penny Saved Is -$0.014 Earned
It appears that the Lincoln Cent is once again a topic of controversy! Indeed, this coinage has had its fair share of publicity since it was first struck. For those of you who know not, the penny was the first of all authorized U.S. currency, and has had almost a dozen versions. Minted in 1787, it was designed by none other than Benjamin Franklin and called the “Fugio Cent.” ...
Dear Readers, I have moved to the Financial District! I enjoy the cobblestone streets and views of the river, and my apartment is quite subway-convenient. However, I’ve had several encounters with brokers and bankers that have given me some irritation. Just the other night I was at a tavern in close neighborhood when a young, disheveled gentleman approached to observe my party’s...
Poke Me! →
Dear Readers, I have created a page on the Facebook where I will post updates and fun findings. Please click “Poke Me!” above to join in the fun! Just yesterday I added an album with some of my bobbleheads that I keep on my desk at work. Yours Truly, A. Lincoln
An Evening In Philadelphia
Hello Friends! It has been awhile indeed. I wanted to share this photograph of my evening at the Phillies game yesterday. Believe it or not, I had my first wiener! All in all I quite enjoyed myself, though I did not end up on the Kiss Cam. I suppose that is for the best, as I received quite a tongue lashing from Mary Todd for staying out late as it is. Yours Truly, A. Lincoln
On Frederick Douglass →
It was recently brought to my attention that I am the third most popular historical figure portrayed in the media. Only Jesus Christ and Napoleon Bonaparte are more frequently imitated. This is quite the compliment, and one I am humbled by. Please click above to view a fairly accurate representation of my relationship with Frederick Douglass. Thankfully, the writers have made the...
New York, August 15, 2010
While riding in a taxicab the other day, a friend of mine asked me, “Abe, why don’t you start a blog?” I must admit I felt a bit sheepish when I responded that I had no knowledge of what such a thing was. When he patiently explained to me that a blog was not a black log but a diary of sorts, I was quite intrigued. And so, dear readers, I have been persuaded to oblige my...