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Mini-powwow this Friday in the DC area
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Monika Coulson  Identity Verified
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Aug 19, 2004

Thanks to Edward Potter who is visiting Maryland, we are getting together again. Whoever is interested to visit again or missed the first powwow, please come

The place and time of meeting is below (courtesy of Mr. Potter):


What: Informal get-together for translators in the D.C. area.

When: Friday, August 20 at 6:30 P.M.

Where: White Flint Mall, The Coffee Beanery (1st level) at 6:30 P.M. and then The Cheesecake Factory (1st level) around 7:30 P.M.


Metro info:
The White Flint Red Line Metro station is in Montgomery County. The station is about a quarter-mile from the White Flint Plaza shopping mall.
Last train departs: Shady Grove- 11:40 p.m. Glenmont-12:30 a.m. (Trains leave exactly 2 hours later on Friday and Saturday nights.)
Parking: $2.25 all day
http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn?node=entertainment/profile&id=795787

Mall web site:
http://www.shopwhiteflint.com/

Cheescake Factory description:
"...The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated operates 48 upscale, casual dining restaurants under The Cheesecake Factory® name... Distinctive architecture, stylish décor, superior service and an extensive, innovative menu of more than 200 items with generous portions at moderate prices combine to create an overall dining experience with unparalleled value..." states company's web site.
http://www.shopwhiteflint.com/Stores/restaurant/cheesecake.htm


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Alison Schwitzgebel
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Dang - why are there no last-minute, mega-cheap flights from Germany to Maryland? Aug 19, 2004

Monika Coulson wrote:

Whoever is interested to visit again or missed the first powwow, please come




Alison


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xxxCHENOUMI  Identity Verified
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Nostalgic memories... Aug 19, 2004

Monika Coulson wrote:

in the D.C. area.

When: Friday, August 20 at 6:30 P.M.

Where: White Flint Mall, The Coffee Beanery (1st level) at 6:30 P.M. and then The Cheesecake Factory (1st level)
...

Hi Monika,
You're making me invoke nostalgic memories.

Cheescake Factory description:
"...The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated operates 48 upscale, casual dining restaurants under The Cheesecake Factory® name... Distinctive architecture, stylish décor, superior service and an extensive, innovative menu of more than 200 items with generous portions at moderate prices combine to create an overall dining experience with unparalleled value..." states company's web site.
http://www.shopwhiteflint.com/Stores/restaurant/cheesecake.htm[/quote]

sigh... The Cheesecake Factory was one of my favorite spots. I lived a few blocks away from it!
And
White Flint Mall was my shopping turf!




Enjoy the food and... the cheesecake!

Best wishes for a mini-powwow in a mega location with mega food!
Sandra

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Edward Potter  Identity Verified
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Yes, the powwow is on Aug 20, 2004

Sandra,

That picture is exactly where it is. Notice the Dave and Busters sign up top there. It is a great place if you like video games or just sitting down for a drink. Possibly a place to go after dinner, although they charged a cover last time I went on a weekend night a while back.

If anyone's around, come on down. The more the merrier.


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Monika Coulson  Identity Verified
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A great place to meet Aug 20, 2004

Edward Potter wrote:
Notice the Dave and Busters sign up top there. It is a great place if you like video games or just sitting down for a drink.


Yes Edward, Dave and Busters is a great place for sitting down for a drink. Last Sunday my husband and I met there another ProZ.com member and her family from the UK and we had a great time. That was the first time we met her, even though we have known each-other for almost five years through ProZ.com. It is funny that we are going to the same area for another powwow

Sandra, thanks so much for the picture. I wish you could come too. Maybe a next time...

Monika


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xxxCHENOUMI  Identity Verified
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Edward and Monika.... Aug 20, 2004

I no longer live in the DC area! My friends over there have been trying to persuade me to come back...East.
But I have had it with winter storms, and the... cold!

Regards,
:)

P.S. Give us a brief report, anyway.


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