I dream of living near Monticello - in the footsteps of this green, magical mountain...
I was recently asked about my holiday wish list. My mature, responsible self tried to respond with pleas for world peace and an end to poverty. My selfish, all-about-me self responded with this: I like themes – this year it's all very Jeffersonian: Book: Thomas Jefferson's Scrapbooks: Poems of Nation, Family and Romantic Love Collected... Continue Reading →
When I visit this place I am inspired by the spirit, genius, and profound vision that Mr. Jefferson had for his beloved country. I breathe in the air, walk on hallowed ground, and am reminded of all that is truly important. I am renewed.
Humanities scholar and author, Clay S. Jenkinson, adopts the persona of Jefferson each week to comment on current events and answer questions you may have about Jefferson's thoughts on any and all topics. Clay has portrayed Thomas Jefferson for more than two decades. He is the recipient of the National Endowment for the Humanities highest... Continue Reading →