July 11, 2014
“Carry me Back to Old Virginny,” an African American minstrel song, marks the end of A Pilgrim’s Progress.
Glimpses of Virginia
St. John’s Church where Patrick Henry delivered his “Give me Liberty, or Give Me Death” speech.
Statue of Liberty in Virginia’s capital.
Bears in the neighborhood.
Deer in the yard.
Siamese in my home.
Snow storm hits Charlottesville days before my flight to London. Packing light, the blue down jacket won’t be going. Let’s hope England will have warmer weather.
A pound on your foot is equal to 5 pounds on your back; however, the feet feel more of the road or trail surface in lighter boots. German made Meindl boots are my choice.They have a memory foam liner that shapes to your foot. Check out the inside leather.
During Monticello’s Garden Guide training today, we spoke of English influences on Jefferson’s garden design. I wonder what Jefferson would suggest I do in England? Departure in one week.
Packed bag. Yes, it exceeds 10% of my body weight. I’ll eat more.