“Making money is art”*…

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Back in the 1890s, there was a conscious effort to turn American money into pocket-sized works of art. It resulted in the creation of what is still regarded as the most beautiful set of bank notes ever issued in the United States: the Educational Series of silver certificates…

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP)—the government agency that controls what designs appear on the nation’s paper currency—was open to the idea of a money makeover. With the United States innovating and industrializing, it seemed an apt time for the nation’s progress to be reflected on the art of its bank notes. And the standard dead-president design was getting a bit tired: a New York Times article from March 3, 1896 acknowledged that “there has been for a long time a desire to make a change in the inartistic and stiff paper currency of the years that have gone.”

In an effort to bring…

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COTD 21.06.15: Bountiful you…

Guinevere Fae Tarot

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Today’s COTD is III The Empress

Life is wonderful and everything you touch should be beginning to bloom now.  However small the changes are, the energy you provide to your dreams and your goals is starting to penetrate through.

Fertility is forecast and growth through nurturing, in all that you do, is present.  Learn to channel this energy into the direction you wish your plans to go in and watch with a full and happy heart as your hard work and dedication begin to pay off.

Love Jennifer x

The Sacred Rose by Johanna Gargiulo-Sherman used with permission of U.S. Games Inc, Stamford, CT06902 ©1981 by U. S. Games Systems.  Further reproductions prohibited.

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