Washington Post,Sept.23, 2008 page B4:
Jim Rubin, playing President Abraham Lincoln, joins US Mint Director Ed Moy at the Lincoln Memorial for the unveiling of four penny designs to mark the 2009 bicentennial of Lincoln's birth.
The tails side of the coins will highlight aspects of the 16th president's life: his birth in Kentucky in 1809, his formative years in Indiana, his professional life in Illinois and his years as president in Washington.
Such history reminds me of my commission as a Kentucky Colonel in 1970 and my relatives in Indiana with fond memories in the past years.
Page F3: Common Interests of bike riders in US for wellness: "I wanna go for a ride" sponsored by Washington Area Bicyclist Association.
Another American Revolution: Strap on your helmet and start pedaling. Don't worry about cars with photo of all bike riders.
Premier Wen arrived in New York for UN Conference with thousands of well-wishers as seen on Phoenix TV. Prime Minister Wen gave a speech to stress China's intent to be cooperative and be a friend of the United States and other nations as well. Such rationale is similar to my blogs in the past for mutual benefit of two great nations on both sides of the Pacific Ocean.
Francis Shieh a.k.a. Xie Shihao on Tuesday,Sept. 23, 2008 at 6.50 p.m.