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Ah, Mr. Jefferson

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Honesty returns to the garden

It was growing in the raspberry patch. We thought it was a wildflower or some volunteer phlox, or even something called Dame’s Rocket. And then it struck us, after some googling and garden book research, that it was the Money … Continue reading

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Not all beans are created equal

As part of the 8th grade’s trip to DC each spring, we go to Monticello, Thomas Jefferson’s home. It is my favorite part of the trip. His vital creativity and inventive genius is manifested in every aspect of the house, … Continue reading

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