I have now returned from Dublin, Ireland. While there I ran/walked/staggered/finished the Rock 'n' Roll Dublin Half-marathon this past Monday. It was not a good race for me as I cramped up badly during it. My mistake was doing too much sightseeing and other activities in the days before the race. All that, along with not getting a good night's sleep before the race, caught up with me on race day. Still, I had fun.
Unfortunately there appears to have been some problems with the server while I was gone. The issue was easily resolved but most of the email that was sent to me in the past week appears to have been lost. Please email me again if you sent anything between the 1st and 6th of August.
An online price guide is now the newest feature added to this site. Currently, the price guide contains 338,027 records of compiled real sales data and additional statistics to help gauge a patch's current "market value".
Members may now also create free PDF files for any lodge's issues and create a private online inventory of their collections.
The music to the OA song has been used in many
places since it was first composed by Alexis Lvov in
1833 as the Russian (Tsarist) National Anthem. A
performance of this orignal anthem can be found in
MP3 format at the link below. Does your lodge sound
like this when they sing? *grin*
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