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I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.

Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

WRITING

Monumental Reflections--Random Thoughts from the National Mall

I recently had the pleasure of visiting Washington D.C. with almost 100 8th grade students. While in the nation’s capital we experienced a great deal of exploring. 1,164 more words

The Decline of the Militia

From the War of 1812 on, for the next few decades, the use of militias would become less and less prominent in America. 331 more words

Early Republic

DAILY QUOTE 05.23.16

“If you want something you have never had, you must be willing to do something you have never done”

– Thomas Jefferson

Fitness

Timeless Ditties about Birds

“Hush, little baby, don’t say a word, Pappa’s gonna buy you a mockingbird.” Thus starts the classic lullaby. It’s one of the first songs many people ever hear. 602 more words

Birds
  • “A judiciary independent of a king or executive alone, is a good thing; but independence of the will of the nation is a solecism, at least in a republican government.” ~Thomas Jefferson (1820)
Thomas Jefferson

Calmness in Life

“Nothing gives one person so much advantage over another as to remain always cool and unruffled under all circumstances.”- Thomas Jefferson