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Tripped N Fell

That’s the funny name of a farm near here. It never fails to tickle me each time I pass by, it speaks to the klutz in me, and to that part of me that thinks, “Well, you could step in …..!” The promise of an opportunity in the midst of a screw-up. 622 more words

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Virginia Governors Cup Elite 2016

When I was a kid going to the candy store, I was always in search of my favorite sweet treats. Mary Jane, Squirrels, Black Jack Taffy, Bit o’ Honey, Pixy Stix, Goo Goo Clusters, and Fireball Jawbreakers were some of my favorites! 615 more words

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Monday Window

This photo was taken at Monticello in Charlottesville, VA

The Hemings Family Tour

I recently had the opportunity to go on the Hemings Family tour at Monticello. A group of 14 people including myself attended this program, which our guide rightfully noted is “probably the most famous enslaved family in American history.” 2,057 more words

Monticello in Bloom

The peonies are in full bloom at Monticello. This is the perfect time to explore Albemarle County. Charlottesville, Virginia.

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My visit to Monticello with a 6th grade class.

These photos and captions originally appeared as a series of posts on my Facebook page.

Today’s field trip is for the 6th grade and is at Monticello. 271 more words

Monticello, Virginia and Williamsburg 

We left Shenandoah driving in rain down the Skyline Dive and stopped to visit Monticello, the home of the amazing Thomas Jefferson in lovely sunshine. Our guide was brilliant giving us all sorts of fascinating information and the gardens were charming too. 73 more words