The Joseph T. Dickman and the cover here hits on a couple of great interests in my life. One is history, which I’m licensed to teach, and another is the Coast Guard, where I served. The final piece of the puzzle, of course, is philately.Continue reading…
My first cover: I blame this one
My first cover arrived in 1978. I was nine years old and unsure what to think when the cover arrived in the mail.
Coast Guard postal history and fond remembrances
The Coast Guard Cutter Red Cedar entered my life in 1988. I stepped out of boot camp in Cape May, N.J., and reported ten days later. I had no clue I’d extend my love of the Coast Guard through the collection of postal history.