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In the Corner with Dan Hughes

May 6, 2016

Show Number 200.  A good, clean stopping point.  

I really love doing this program, but after 200 shows, I've just about run dry.  It's just become really difficult to come up with new and different topics after eight years of programs.  So, I'm calling it quits with this episode.  

I'll still post new shows when I...

Apr 21, 2016

First, the powers-that-be decided it was past time to get a woman on our currency.

Their initial thought - Sacajawea on the ten-dollar bill.

But the public didn't want Sacajawea, they wanted Harriet Tubman.  

Okay, done.

And they didn't want to lose Alexander Hamilton on the ten, mainly because he was suddenly in...

A Different Kind of Treasure

Apr 8, 2016

No Show This Week -

I'm at the Great Lakes Nostalgia Convention with Paul Petersen (Jeff Stone on the Donna Reed Show) and Kathy Garver (Big sister Cissy on Family Affair). 

I'll be on stage with both of them Saturday, hosting an interview.

Here's my daughter Karen with Paul!

Mar 25, 2016

Oh, no.  Dental check-up time again!  What good could possibly ensue?  

Well, there was this great book full of treasure leads, right there amongst the Sports Illustrateds and Ladies Home Journals.  And since I was a bit early for my appointment, I was able to sit down with it for a while.  

I was able to identify two...

Mar 11, 2016

"Psst!  Hey Bud!  This penny cost me almost two cents - yours for just a penny!  And this nickel cost almost eight cents - wanna buy it for a nickel?"

That's the United States Mint, selling its coins for below cost.  As they have been doing for years.  

How to handle the problem?  Suggested fixes include using cheaper...