TJ Stocking Stuffers: 2008 Edition

December 27, 2008

Stocking StufferStill have a few gifts to get this Christmas? Here are a couple of stocking stuffers that won’t break the bank:

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Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2008

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Merry Christmas to all from the Jeffersonia Blog!


The 8th Top Event of the Past Millenium

December 24, 2008

http://www.flickr.com/photos/chadh-flickr/Time magazine listed its Top 100 events and people between the years 1000-1999 A.D. and guess who scored in the Top 10! Twice!

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Jefferson State Champ! Madison not so much

December 23, 2008

http://www.flickr.com/photos/nostri-imago/Welcome to Founding Fathers Football’s Christmas Edition!!

Today we announce the 2008 winner…

While Independence fell out of the Top 100 entirely last week, Thomas Jefferson High School did its namesake proud winning the Pennsylvania division 3A state title.

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Christmas More Efficient at Mr. Jefferson’s University

December 22, 2008

http://www.virginia.edu/uvatoday/newsRelease.php?id=7122The economic crunch has even affected Christmastime at the Mr. Jefferson’s University, otherwise known as the University of Virginia. At the annual Lighting of the Lawn ceremony on December 4th, new, energy efficient LED bulbs debuted, replacing the older incandescent ones.

To read the rest of the gory details click here.

Source: UVA Today


The Hemmings of Monticello wins 2008 NBA

December 21, 2008

http://www.nationalbook.org/nba2008_nf_gordon_reed.html

The 2008 National Book Award for Nonfiction was recently awarded to The Hemingses of Monticello by Anette Gordon-Reed.

Click here to watch a clip of her acceptance speech.
Click here to read an interview and some reader reviews at Amazon.

Source: National Book Foundation


TJ on Banking – The Tweaked Email Edition

December 12, 2008

http://www.flickr.com/photos/m500/Snopes.com is calling shenanigans on an email being circulated regarding some harsh words TJ allegedly wrote on banking.  Snopes specifically calls out the following words as bogus:

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