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The U.S. Navy Museum: A True Hidden DC Gem

  Sometimes the best things are right under your nose. Or, to be more literal, about nine blocks from my house. This was the case with the U.S. Navy Museum, anyway. It’s not that I wasn’t aware of it before … Continue reading


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Summer Weekend

School’s out, the solstice occurred, kids are in camp… summer has officially begun.  Seize the first weekend of the season with these ideas for family fun.  Happy Weekend! Music Al Fresco – Start off your weekend with free music in … Continue reading

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She Was… An American Girl

Childhood obsessions. Those toys, books, shows, movies, and teen idols that can keep kids immersed in their own contented worlds for hours. I fondly remember some of mine: jacks, Nancy Drew, Smurfs, Judy Blume, Grease, Uno, Ms. Pac-Man, Rick Springfield. … Continue reading

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