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Wine Habits of the Presidents

We have a new President, one who does not drink alcohol. Never has. That makes him unusual among U.S. Commanders-in-Chief.

Here’s a brief look at the wine habits and preferences of some of his predecessors… 328 more words

Editor's Journal

Veritas Winery Vintners Reserve Red Blend 2012

From the Monticello AVA region of Virginia comes a red blend that is sure to impress any self proclaimed wine experts that may stop in for a visit. 175 more words

Wine Reviews

A Visit to The Whitney Plantation: The End of the River — Writer Site

I came across this article from blogger Luanne Castle, who describes her visit to The Whitney Plantation in Louisiana. Although I have been to Louisiana, I have never been to this plantation.

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Homeschooling

A Look at 2016 and Thoughts on Virginia Wine in 2017

2016.  What a year!

Prince. David Bowie. Leonard Cohen. Maurice White. George Michael.

Muhammad Ali, Pat Summitt, Gordie Howe and Arnold Palmer are among the sports legends that left us in 2016. 1,864 more words

My top 8 favorite Vacation Pictures from the last three years!

Warning: I am not a photographer. I don’t own a camera so everything on here was taken with my phone but I hope I have a good eye from time to time. 855 more words

Christmas on the Mountain

Thomas Jefferson celebrated Christmas… but not with stockings and Christmas trees- modern incarnations of the season didn’t take hold in America until after the Civil War.  142 more words

History

AR - Monticello police searching for two missing teen sisters | THV11.com

MONTICELLO, Ark. (KTHV) — The Monticello Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating two missing teenage sisters.

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