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Everything You Want, Everything You Need

I had the occasion over Christmas to visit Biltmore, the largest property ever constructed in the United States as a single family home.  It sits on the outskirts of Asheville, North Carolina, on 8,000 acres, and on the fringe of … Continue reading

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Let Me Tell You About the Very Rich

And now for a kinder, modulated Snark Sooooo, at this point, the folly of the late 20th (early 21st) Century American love affair with ginormous houses has been about talked to death.  You would think. The latest chapter is a … Continue reading

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Independence Day

Our country was born, as most know, not in a moment, but through a protracted War, a Revolt, that is generally considered to have lasted from sometime in 1775 to sometime around 1787, when the British finally gave up, or … Continue reading

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