Category: The Senator’s Wife

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…

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…

Day 3. Part One

Day three got off to a roaring start when we missed the bus to our delegation lunch. Thank goodness for Uber! Interestingly enough, our Uber driver happened to be a Slovenian immigrant. Significant, because Melania Trump is Slovenian and the community of Slovenian immigrants in Cleveland is…

Day 2

So here is what I know. There is no rest for the weary at a Republican National Convention.   The senator headed out early to hear Governor Scott Walker speak at a breakfast. Evidently, each day is packed with speakers and special events and…

Opening Bell

Last night was the opening reception at the RNC and it was held at none other than the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum in downtown Cleveland. Thousands of Republicans swarmed the venue which boasted rows and rows of food trucks featuring a…

Civil Discourse and A Tale of Two Cities

An interesting thing happened on my flight up to Cleveland this morning. The plane was full of Republicans heading to the RNC and dozens of men and women on their way to Cincinnati for the NAACP convention. You talk about an eclectic dynamic on…

Refreshing Difference

Like most Americans, Cliff and I have spent the past 24 hours glued to the t.v. watching the coverage of the tragedy in Nice, the attempted military coup in Turkey and wondering what the heck is happening in our world!  Seriously makes me want…