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Bucket List Part Three: Monticello

Driving to Monticello from DC does not take more than a couple of hours. Monticello, which is Thomas Jefferson’s home, is in Charlottesville, Virginia.

The highway between DC and Charlottesville is smooth, more straight than windy, flanked by trees, and carpeted with ivy that reaches from the Virginia soil and spirals up and along the trunks and branches creating a thicker canopy of tree tops. 659 more words


Garden Bloggers Bloom Day: Four O'Clocks

When we were at Monticello last summer I was struck by how large Thomas Jefferson’s four o’clocks (Mirabilis jalapa) were compared to mine. I also liked the fact that it was a plant he knew and grew and could still be grown today as an heirloom. 308 more words

Garden Bloggers Bloom Day

Photogratree: Virginia Ventures

Thought you saw the last of my photography-centered posts since leaving Canada? Think again!

I’m quite excited for the throwback because it means that I had an opportunity to travel and go somewhere new worthy of lots of pictures. 636 more words

Random Tidbits

Monticello police officer charged with raping minor

By Amanda Spadaro

Posted Jun 22, 2017 at 10:33 AM Updated Jun 22, 2017 at 8:41 PM

WOODRIDGE – Yermia “Jeremy” Solomon, an officer with the Monticello Police Department, has been charged with raping a minor, according to state police. 351 more words

Police Misconduct

Sally Hemings wasn’t Thomas Jefferson’s mistress. She was his property.

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Killing Kuriosity Klub

I’ve always wondered what people mean when they differentiate “street smarts” or “common sense” from “book smarts.” Because intelligence isn’t just a number on an IQ test, and it’s not just the ability to memorize facts. 620 more words

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