This past weekend the mister and I took advantage of the spring-like weather (finally!) took a day trip to Monticello.
Monticello was the home and life-long project of Thomas Jefferson — it took roughly forty years to complete! I’m sure that was not helped much by his total revision of plans halfway through construction following his years as the ambassador to France. With its inspirations from classical architecture, there was no other building like it in the U.S in its time.
We made it out on their last weekend of off-season prices, so the landscaping was still a little bare.
But it was still nice to revisit this piece of Americana and enjoy the spring-like weather. It’s snowing (again) as I write this. This should not be happening in late March!
I have some more detail shots that I’ll share in another post. As always, I appreciate any tips for improvement you might have to offer — just leave a comment!