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Thursday Door

Since New Hampshire is besieged by politicians this week, I couldn’t help but reflect on whether or not there is a real statesman or stateswoman running for office this year. 208 more words


Driver Injured After Rear-Ending Plow On I-94

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A driver was hospitalized Monday morning after rear-ending a snow plow on Interstate 94 in the northwest metro.

The State Patrol says the collision happened in the interstate’s westbound lanes near Monticello shortly after 8 a.m. 47 more words


Thomas Jefferson's Elk-hill

If one is fortunate one sometimes finds a very important place of information while searching for a prosaic bit of evidence in the old deed books in the Goochland Clerk’s Office. 852 more words

Lost Goochland

Monticello: Uncle Tom’s Mansion

When you do the math, slavery was legal in Virginia for longer than it has been illegal.  The ‘peculiar institution’ was such a defining force in the history of the state that even today, scar tissue is everywhere. 3,198 more words


Coming Soon in Monticello: Solaia Restaurant

Monticello will soon have a new restaurant specializing in Northern Italian cuisine.

Solaia Restaurant is set to open within the next couple of weeks just outside the Sullivan County village, pending approval of its bar permit and final health inspections, proprietor and chef Isnija Gashi told Catskill Eats. 162 more words

Restaurants & Retailers

Virginia 2015: Jefferson's Monticello

Day 6: Friday, October 9, 2015

Monticello is one of the big attractions in Virginia – the home of our nation’s third President, Thomas Jefferson.  After making our way from Appomattox Court House, we were ready to start our visit! 1,271 more words

Pippin Hill Farm Chardonnay Reserve 2014

A Chardonnay as amazing as the view from the winery itself can sometimes be hard to find but not in the Charlottesville, Virginia area.  Pippin Hill Farm is just southwest of Charlottesville and has magnificent mountain views from the winery restaurant, patio, and garden area. 207 more words

Wine Reviews