Mount Vernon

Tuesday, 10 February 2009

A nice day trip would be to Mount Vernon. You can see the home of George Washington our first president. This beautifu estate is open 365 days a year and shows you what life was like in the 1700’s. There are special events that you can see on the website and […]

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Thanksgiving

Monday, 9 February 2009

The First Thanksgiving In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast which is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. This harvest meal has become a symbol of cooperation and interaction between English colonists and Native Americans. Although this feast […]

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What do we do at the aupair meetings??

Wednesday, 28 January 2009

Aupair meetings- A source of information and social events. Linda and Lia had a great time at the Greek Toga Dinner. They tried a Greek meal and had a great time with friends. Beatrice was inspirational singing Karaoke.  She really put the rest of us to shame. Many meetings are […]

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Parks in Northern Virginia

Wednesday, 28 January 2009

There are many parks in Northern Virginia. Parks for hiking, parks for biking, parks for golf, parks for swimming. We love our parks. A must see is the Great Falls Park-Almost half million people come to Great Falls Park every year.  The park offers many recreational opportunities, from a place […]

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Classes

Monday, 26 January 2009

Where can I take classes you ask? Well, Northern Virginia has many wonderful schools for you to study at. Let’s visit a few. Northern Virginia Community College –  http://www.nvcc.edu/schedule/crs2092/schedule_search_result.asp?term=2009+Spring&course=ESL&campus=All&zSession=All&submit=Search Lado International –http://www.lado.edu/index.asp?pageid=23

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