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Revolutionary Era Connection in Orlando, Florida?

When one mentions the word “Orlando” what is the first thought to pop into your head?


Or maybe two words; “Disney World or Walt Disney?” 392 more words

On Loss

The grieving optimist- Jefferson lost nearly everyone dear to him…. so he could relate grief to his dear friend, John Adams upon hearing of the death of Abigail.  163 more words


On Grief

Even the eternal optimist within… Thomas Jefferson was dragged down to earth by loss.  Behind the iconic image was a man who loved deeply and lost nearly everyone dear to him.  184 more words


The Spirit of Jefferson's Monticello

One of the numerous highlights of 2017 for me, which also included several monumental family gatherings, was a long-awaited visit to Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson outside of Charlottesville, Virginia. 1,472 more words


Petit Verdot Rising

This post expands on an article I wrote — ‘Petit Verdot Comes of Age in the Piedmont’ — published in the current issue (November/December 2017) of… 1,642 more words

Fire Kills Dozens Of Animals At Monticello Horse Boarding Stable

MONTICELLO, Minn. (WCCO) — A community is rallying to help a family whose horse barn caught fire, killing dozens of animals inside.

It happened early Sunday morning at Bit of Heaven, a boarding stable of Highway 25 and County Road 106 in Monticello. 338 more words