Donaldus. We rented a car. Expensive, at times nerve-wracking, but efficient. Yesterday we decided to drive over to the western edge of the Peloponnese to see ancient Olympia, and then to visit the home of one of my favorite Homeric characters, Nestor. The modern highways of Greece are outstanding, if you don’t mind the heavy […]
Today, Sunday May 8, 2016, I got serious about my garden. I had tilled a few weeks ago, before going to Rome for a couple of weeks. Today I tilled the garden again, mowed the lawn in my back lot, watered my rhubarb, and young ponderosa pine trees, and got my tomato cages in order. […]
In this episode of The Thomas Jefferson Hour, President Jefferson answers listener questions about the redistribution of wealth, Thomas Paine, and technology.
DAY ONE–1:14 CDT USA–Bismarck This is my first Rome trip since my new website has been up and running. I plan to post photos and short travel essays every day while I am there. My work is to teach students who are on a semester abroad program in Rome — the University of Mary’s superb […]
I watched highlights of the first round of the Masters Golf Tournament last evening, my dear friend Sheila (shy-la). But it wasn’t the same without you. The tournament was one of your favorite moments of the year. When you and Harold were in your prime together, you went to the Masters at Augusta sixteen times, […]
This week on The Thomas Jefferson Hour, we answer listener mail and make a call to Europe to speak with our TJH Paris correspondent Bruce Pitts.
This week’s episode of The Thomas Jefferson Hour is number 8 in a series of biographical programs about Thomas Jefferson and deals with Jefferson’s time as the wartime governor of Virginia.
Clay S. Jenkinson discusses his book: “Becoming Jefferson’s People: Re-Inventing the American Republic in the Twenty-First Century” in the second of two shows about the book.
Sheila Schafer’s funeral took place this morning, Saturday 19 March 2016, in Bismarck, North Dakota. She was just short of 91 years old. Her friend Bill Sorenson has said that Sheila (shy-la) knew only two speeds: 100 mph or collapse. Her spirit was young, vibrant, ever-present, and full of love. But her body finally could […]
Clay S. Jenkinson discusses his book: “Becoming Jefferson’s People: Re-Inventing the American Republic in the Twenty-First Century” in the first of two shows on the subject and announces the recently completed audio version of the book to be released soon.
“We hold these truths to be sacred and undeniable…” Thomas Jefferson Hour creator Clay S. Jenkinson presents part seven in a series of biographical shows about the life of Thomas Jefferson. This week Clay Jenkinson discusses Jefferson’s original text of the Declaration of Independence, comparing to the text passed by Congress.
Thomas Jefferson Hour creator Clay S. Jenkinson presents part six in a series of biographical shows about the life of Thomas Jefferson. This week’s episode explores Jefferson as author of the Declaration of Independence.