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Pope Francis DC Visit: I’m Going to the Capitol

Posted September 24th, 2015 by Sandie in Around Town, Living

Pope Francis DC Visit: I’m Going to the Capitol

I’m not Catholic (even though most people assume if you’re Latin@ you must be Catholic), but I love how progressive and open-hearted he is, how he takes the time to really be rooted in the world, how he manages to electrify lapsed Catholics and even non-Catholics alike. So thanks to […]

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A Day at Manassas National Battlefield Park

Posted April 10th, 2015 by Sandie in Around Town, Living

A Day at Manassas National Battlefield Park

Ever since moving to Northern Virginia four months ago, I had been eager to check out the Civil War battlefields in Manassas. I was skeptical whether my four children (ages 1, 3, 6, and 9) would find it interesting or constantly be asking, “Is it time to go yet?” Our […]

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Easter Weekend 2015: Egg Hunts

Posted April 3rd, 2015 by Sandie in Around Town, Living

Easter Weekend 2015: Egg Hunts

If your family is like ours, you didn’t win the White House Easter Egg Roll lottery. The disappointment is now at a 7-year streak, but hey, that’s okay. There are definitely other Easter Egg hunts around the area to keep you entertained this holiday weekend. Here are three (one in […]

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