Veterans Day, 2011

“The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they … Continue reading

2,700 Books, a Slow Learner, and a Gambling Son

The Iris Inn is within reasonable driving distance of the homes of four previous U.S. Presidents. Not one, not two, not even three, but FOUR presidents’ homes: Monticello, Ash Lawn-Highland, the Woodrow Wilson Presidental Library and Museum, and Montpelier. Continue reading