Jefferson turned Monticello's Hall into a museum of Americana, including this exhibit of Indian artifacts. Note the cannonball weights powering the clock above the front door, which has faces on the inside and the outside of the house--which, by Jefferson's ingenious technology, both run the right way.  Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

Jefferson turned Monticello's Hall into a museum of Americana, including this exhibit of Indian artifacts. Note the cannonball weights powering the clock above the front door, which has faces on the inside and the outside of the house--which, by Jefferson's ingenious technology, both run the right way. Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

In his "Indian Hall", Jefferson created a display of Native American objects, sent to him by Lewis and Clark. (The original objects were lost over time; these are recreated by Native American artists.)

In his "Indian Hall", Jefferson created a display of Native American objects, sent to him by Lewis and Clark. (The original objects were lost over time; these are recreated by Native American artists.)

Dome Room « Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

Dome Room « Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello

Thomas Jefferson's Monticello - Triple Sashed Windows in Southeast Piazza, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

Thomas Jefferson's Monticello - Triple Sashed Windows in Southeast Piazza, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

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One of the things I miss the most about living in the country was our doggy door and the fenced in yard for the dos to play in. They do love their walks in the city, but I think they miss just hanging out outside off-leash.

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