White House Wednesdays

It’s time to start getting ready for Valentine’s Day!  This 2007 Valentine’s portrait of Barney watching as Miss Beazley gives a kiss to India (aka Kitty) the cat in the Red Room is still, by far, one of my favorite White House photos of all times.  It was also one of the White House photographers’… Read More


Its time to start thinking about Easter and of course the White House Easter Egg Roll ! On Monday, April 21, 2014, the First Family will host the 136th annual White House Easter Egg Roll. This year’s theme is “Hop into Healthy, Swing into Shape.”  More than 30,000 people will assemble on the South Lawn… Read More


  Sunday evening the President and First Lady hosted a beautiful time honored tradition, the 2014 Governors Dinner (formally the Governors Ball). Red was the color pallet of choice for the evening that included centerpieces of red roses that were complimented by the use of the Reagan china. The Reagan China has a wide red… Read More


  We’ve come a long way since 11-year-old Tad Lincoln convinced his father to “adopt” a turkey named Jack in 1863. Today, President Obama pardoned two 20-week-old, 38-pound turkeys named Popcorn and Caramel — and announced Popcorn as the official “National Thanksgiving Turkey,” after the American public weighed in on their favorites via Twitter, Facebook,… Read More