Visiting Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

I’ve always been interested in American history. The stories of our country are fascinating, filled with amazing places and memorable characters. But even better than reading history is visiting the places where it happened. Thomas Jefferson’s “Monticello” in Charlottesville, VA had been on my “must see” list for many years.

A Day in Ann Arbor, Michigan

On our way to visit my brother and his family in Michigan’s upper peninsula, my husband, John, and I stopped to stay a night in Ann Arbor. John was a college professor for 35 years and is an avid football fan. He is always interested in getting a look at any college campus we happen…