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Aladdin the Christmas Camel and Feathered Friends

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I went to George Washington’s Mount Vernon yesterday and eventually I’ll get around to a post about the house and grounds.  But I’d like to spend this last evening of 2012 on Aladdin, the Christmas Camel. In December of 1787, George … Continue reading

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Historic Dirt

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“We Virginians are funny about our dirt,” said the receptionist at the Virginia state capitol building in Richmond. She was telling us about the renovation of the capitol, which took place from 2004 to 2007, when they restored the 18th … Continue reading

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