May 2nd, 2018:
Found that Frederick Douglas quarter in the trunk of my beater
bike when I was rehabbing it for riding again. Must have been
there a while, but it's the first time I really looked at the
thing. Find it fascinating that both DC quarters have the names
of the guy represented on them.
The picture above was taken on 10/21/08. The ones below are mostly
We held the
Green Party Nominating Convention in Wisconsin, and the slogan
on the T Shirt I got there was "FORWARD 2004!" Since then, every
time I've seen "FORWARD" used in a slogan it gave me that "we
are moving forward together" feeling.
missions in Florida are something like a hundred years older
than the ones in California, which is one of the reasons many of
ours are tourist attractions and most of theirs are gone. My
cousin in Florida said "the spirit of Florida is a jumble of old
and new". Looking at their quarter, with a sailing ship and the
space shuttle, it captures that feeling.