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Chasing Trains

I told you last week that we were going off for a little adventure, and now I will tell you about it; we went off chasing trains. Of course this isn’t the sort of thing that She Who Must Be … Continue reading

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Why are these men smiling?

Today’s post is just for fun… So, why are these guys all smiling? I have a theory! It is said that Mr. Nixon was a legendary poker player.  When he came home from World War II, he financed a car, a … Continue reading

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#8: Happy Birthday Teddy Roosevelt!

This classic post is from October 27, 2011, It was one of the first posts on this blog, and with over 4,0000 views, it still pulls from search engines every week. Hilarious! Yes, today is the 153rd birthday of our … Continue reading

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An Ox Named Jake

Last week while at Mount Vernon, I followed the path out of the woods an came upon George Washington’s Experimental Farm down on the Potomac shore. As I was walking along looking for possible photos, I came upon an intriguing … Continue reading

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Mount Vernon: A Walk Through Time

A visit to Mount Vernon is a walk through time.  More than just an interesting historical site, it is set as it would have been back in George Washington’s time.  You don’t see the tall buildings of the big city … Continue reading

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Here’s a strange…

…as the late Paul Harvey used to say. Yes, strange indeed!  So strange that I’m not sure where to run with this one.  I took this picture a couple of weeks ago with the intention of using it for a … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Christmas Past

The Christmas season is upon us, and even I can’t put it off any longer! I thought that it might be fun to take a look at it from two different points of view, looking back and looking forward.  Today, … Continue reading

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Sarah Hale: “Godmother of Thanksgiving”

To the modern person it may seem odd that Thanksgiving as an American holiday hasn’t always been there… After all, didn’t the Pilgrims start it back at the very beginning?  Didn’t George Washington proclaim it? The short answer is “yes” … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

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Quote of the Week

‘If you don’t read the newspaper you are uninformed, if you do read the newspaper you are misinformed.’ Mark Twain I wonder if he would still say that today…?

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