Just after the first of the year, I discovered some nice little blue and
white china bowls at the online gift shop of Monticello. They were
also on sale, so I purchased a couple. At the same time, I noticed
that a calendar with scenes from around Jefferson’s former hilltop
home was available, so I had one thrown in with my order.
Of course, by the time everything arrived, I’d missed a good chunk
of January and its accompanying photo. However, for the entire
month of February, I got to gaze at this lovely scene:
Ahh, wonderful! The kitchens at Monticello. What could be better?!
And then, I looked closer and suddenly noticed something rather
interesting. See the copper pitcher-like pot, with the flip-up lid
and three cast iron legs over on the upper right-hand side
of the above photo? Here, this one:
Well, good golly Miss Molly, I have one just like it!