Tag Archives: Virginia

Group of U-Va. students, faculty ‘deeply offended’ by Thomas Jefferson being quoted at school he founded

  Growing up in Virginia and having a long family legacy of students attending Mr. Jefferson’s university, this  is more than startling.  Even during the late 60s and early 70s during that dark period of Vietnam and the invasion of … Continue reading

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“Grand, Gloomy and Peculiar Place”

This is the Rotunda Room in Mammoth Cave, the first stop on our trip of National Parks.  It is the largest cave in the world.  There are three tours available and we had the gentlest one and we were glad. … Continue reading

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Unapologetic Southern !

I am neither from Georgia nor Texas, but proud to be a southern bell from Virginia. This is funny, though pointed,but always polite.  That is the southern way, y’all! Tell me your thoughts!  Please! 

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“John Adams” HBO Miniseries, The History of America

We decided to re-watch this wonderful miniseries based on the writing of the Pulitzer Prize winning author, David McCullough.  History comes alive with the superb acting, writing and story!   Yes, the inspirational  story of beginning of the United States … Continue reading

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David Defeats Goliath

I am mad about March Madness. . . . .For those of you are are not in the US, it is a tournament of college basketball teams, ranked by their wins and the difficulty of their season. Many have won … Continue reading

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Examples of Jim Crow laws From the 1880s into the 1960s, a majority of American states enforced segregation through “Jim Crow” laws (so called after a black character in minstrel shows). From Delaware to California, and from North Dakota to … Continue reading

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