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Photo of the Week: September 3, 2014

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Photo of the Week: July 30, 2014

Remember our old pal Jake the Ox? (An Ox Named Jake June 26, 2014) Well I ran into him again recently, as he and his bro’ were relaxing after a tough morning of irritating their handlers, and here he is chewing … 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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Photo of the Week: June 18, 2014

  I took this one yesterday morning in George Washington’s ‘house garden” at Mount Vernon. It was early enough that it was still fairly cool, only around 80 and quite humid. The air was not only moist, but thick with … Continue reading

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Towering Above All Things

I don’t know how old this tree is, but it has been there for a very long time.  It literally towers over George Washington’s home at Mount Vernon. It stuck me as I looked at it that we can learn … Continue reading

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Stillness at the Tomb

There is a stillness at the tomb of George Washington; a reverence really.  Each time I have stood before it, I have been struck by the fact that in that white crypt right in front of me is George Washington! I’ve … 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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