Category: Political Theater

Bag of Skittles

I had a unique opportunity to be up close and personal with one of the candidates for POTUS this past weekend.  Well, not really “up close and personal,” but in the same room if that counts. Okay, maybe it was up close and personal… Continue Reading “Bag of Skittles”

Political Theater

It is the second day of the Democratic National Convention and man, do they know how to put on a good show. Between the Bernie protests, a star studded line-up with celebrities and professional politicians, the convention chair got the boot and Bernie was booed by his… Continue Reading “Political Theater”

Bling

You always hear about the fashion at political conventions and from what I saw this week,  it can be divided into three categories. The good, the bad and the bling… The good could be a reference to the state delegation gear. The Texas delegation was… Continue Reading “Bling”

The Morning After

Having stayed up most of the night before reveling with our fellow conventioneers, the long schlog home from Cleveland, was just that. Looong. I had big plans to grab a nap for the first leg of our very full Southwest flight, and plopped down in… Continue Reading “The Morning After”

Star Struck in Cleveland

Today I met Maureen Dowd. The Maureen Dowd! Let me just preface this with I have always been a huge fan of her writing style, her keen wit and fresh perspective. She has a gift for the gab and uses words to produce such… Continue Reading “Star Struck in Cleveland”