We had a crab feast/pool party cluster meeting at Whitehall Pool in Bowie on August 10. This was Lisa Maxwell’s first official cluster meeting as community counselor. We had au pairs in attendance from nine different countries: Germany, Bolivia, Brazil, South Africa, France, Thailand, Mexico, Panama & Costa Rica. It was the first time any of these au pairs had ever tried eating crabs.
We also played a game called “Do you know Maryland?” I tried to stump them with questions about all things Maryland including: Annapolis, the Orioles, the Ravens, Edgar Allen Poe, the Chesapeake Bay and that Baltimore term of endearment, “‘hon.”
Their reviews on the crabs were mixed. A few enjoyed them, but several were completely grossed out. We had a lot of fun!