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Thank you so much for sharing my story, Ben. Incredibly kind of you! 🙏

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Justin, well deserved. Thanks for sharing such a great piece with us. Ben

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I think Alley and I are going to visit Monticello again some time soon. We've both been before, but not together. I'm pretty sure we'll both spend the most time gawking at Jefferson's book-reading thingy, and the kitchen.

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The handwriting copier is pretty darn cool, as is the kitchen with its dumbwaiter. Monticello is spectacular, especially at this time of year.

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Thank you for the mention, Ben! I always appreciate how varied your recommendations are.

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Rebecca, you're most welcome. Believe me, it's easy to recommend your work.

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Thanks for the recommendation, most kind.

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My pleasure. Thanks for sharing such a great piece. I really enjoyed it. Ben.

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deletedNov 14, 2023Liked by Ben Kerschberg
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A writer asked me here who my favorite architecture is and I said Jefferson. He was surprised that TJ was an architect -- he was a polymath. Have you been to UVA and Monticello, his nearby home, which is filled with wonders at the time like vertical dumb waiters. It's amazing. I go once every two years and meet friends.

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deletedNov 14, 2023·edited Nov 14, 2023Liked by Ben Kerschberg
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Seven times, wow. You're an honorary Wahoo. You're correct about the last Renaissance Man. I think Time chose him as the man of the last millenium.

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