Back Road Trips: The Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello

Back Road Trips: The Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello

I realized that time has quickly slipped by and it’s been almost a year since the Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello. I wanted to see what the festival was all about for several years. 2015 was the year I was finally able to get there. Tickets were purchased, the hotel was reserved, leave was scheduled, […]

Making Fresh Ricotta Cheese at Monticello

Making Fresh Ricotta Cheese at Monticello

Last September I was finally, after many years, able to attend the Monticello Heritage Harvest Festival. It was everything I thought it would be and more. Thomas Jefferson was an avid gardener and scientist – you should see his garden! The Heritage Harvest Festival celebrates gardening, sustainability, and natural history. If you’re planning on going, […]

Monticello in Photos

Monticello in Photos

Monticello is an amazing estate. Saturated in history, there are many words to describe this piece of American history. I would rather show it in photos. Designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a US National Register of Historic Places Site, and a US National Historic Landmark, Monticello gives us a peek into the life of […]

The Fabulous Beekman Boys!

The Fabulous Beekman Boys!

This past weekend in Charlottesville, VA I had the pleasure of listening to The Fabulous Beekman Boys at the Paramount Theater on the mall. First, let me say that the Paramount is a great theater! It’s golden age opulence was restored and new life was breathed into a closed and run-down theater which is now […]