BTW-thanks for following my travels out east. And don't hesitate to comment, ask, point out, ... whatever. Especially my past and future students. What can I bring back to the classroom to make out time together better? -Mr. Mc
Monticello-Jefferson's home in central Virginia. I took this a few years ago. Figured a picture of something TJ would be appropriate to for the first picture on the blog. For all my students ... yes I still have a mancrush on James Madison ... yes I still believe Jefferson is a big hot mess of contradictions ... but the fella could design a pretty house, couldn't he?
Mr. Lincoln at his memorial. A great writer. A great leader. A great vampire hunter (read the book).
I tripped into this shot at Arlington Cemetery the first year I went to D.C. It's one of my favorite pictures, ever. The power of ideas, leadership and sacrifice.