Hey isn’t that… First lady Michelle Obama spending a quiet weekend in Middleburg with daughters Malia and Sasha in tow at the tony Salamander Resort. While the president was being trailed by flashing cameras and notebook-wielding reporters on a four-country tour through Asia, Michelle Obama’s itinerary was a tad bit more low-key. On Friday she was spotted in the lobby of the luxury resort owned by multimillionaire Sheila Johnson.
Leigh Edgerton, an alum of the all-girls high school Foxcroft, which celebrated its centennial that same weekend, locked eyes with the first lady on Friday evening.
“She was walking through the lobby and everyone stood up and started clapping,’ explained Edgerton. “She looked right at me and said, ‘Hi, everybody, I hope you’re having fun,’ and I raised my arms in the air and said with a big smile ‘I am!’” Edgerton admitted, perhaps unnecessarily, to being a big fan of the first lady, who wasn’t spotted again until Sunday when a tipster saw her having lunch on a private terrace with a group of around 20.
Another source tells us that on Saturday afternoon he and his wife were turned away from Boxwood Winery owned by John Kent Cooke (son of former Redskins owner Jack Kent Cooke) because the estate was closed for a “private event.” Boxwood posted a picture of the first lady dressed casually in khaki pants, her hair held back with a long scarf, on its Facebook page with the caption, “Thank you Michelle Obama for visiting us today! We enjoyed hosting you and your wonderful friends!”
And it only costs a minimum of $814 per night.
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