Monthly Archives: August 2011

Earthquake in Washington DC

Wow, I still really cannot believe that the Washington dc area experienced an earthquake this week. I’ve been born and raised on the east coast and only knew of earthquakes to exist on the WEST coast. Actually, when the whole thing was happening, I was convinced that the vibrations and rumbling I felt was coming from the kitchen in the restaurant I was dining at. The idea that I was going to be blown up from a kitchen malfunction did not even allow me to consider that this crazy “train” like sensation might have been an act of nature. Anyway, everyone was fine and unharmed for the most part.

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Touring DC and Virginia

A lot of tourists visit Washington DC without ever realizing that there is more to the Metro area than just the District of Columbia. Northern Virginia has a lot to offer those who are visiting the area. Yes, it’s true; Washington DC does not hold a monopoly on great shopping, awesome restaurants, and fun family activities. more… »

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Tour Washington DC

I recently went on Onboard’s “DC it All” tour and LOVED IT. I’ve been living in the area for a good two years now and still had not had the opportunity to see what DC has to offer. I wanted to get my feet wet in the culture of it all so my husband and I decided to be a tourist for a day and go on this tour. more… »

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Touring DC Campuses

Recently my family and I decided to go look at a couple of the schools in the DC area. George Washington University and American University are both well known schools, not only to those living in and around Washington DC, but all across the country. It would be a good idea for any DC traveler to drop by these schools, even if they didn’t intend on applying to either one in the near future.

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