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Sink my teeth into history

I am late, I know. While the rest of the hobby was focused on the debut of the fourth Lincoln cent design for 2009, I was sitting in a dentist’s chair talking to the dentist about my next crown.

While it is wonderful to have a middle-aged memory, I can’t say the same thing about having middle-aged teeth.

I would much rather have been at the Ulysses S. Grant Memorial on the west front of the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.. It would have been more interesting and a much more pleasant experience.

Mint Director Moy said this morning, “The fourth and final 2009 Lincoln Bicentennial one-cent coin design evokes the historical challenges of Abraham Lincoln’s presidency.”

Good point, but today I am thinking more about the 16th President’s teeth. There is a lot about George Washington’s teeth out there, but not about Lincoln’s.

Who cares about teeth? You are right. I’ll be better tomorrow.