Illusion of Value

Illusion of Value

It costs more to make a penny than it’s worth. The materials, manufacturing, and distribution add up to 1.5 cents for each cent, and at an estimated 13 billion pennies made each year, the mint loses almost $200 million a year on them.

For Flickr Friday’s “Illusion” and Macro Mondays’ “Copper” challenges.

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Jim Fowler, Naturalist and a Face of TV’s ‘Wild Kingdom,’ Dies at 89 – The New York Times

Mr. Fowler and Marlin Perkins formed a long-running duo on the documentary series filmed in the wild and sponsored by Mutual of Omaha.

Breakfast Buffet

Breakfast Buffet

Scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, English muffins, orange juice, fruit, and coffee. At Sheffield’s in Cromwell, CT.