Freshman Rep takes on most important issues first

Citing sexism, Rep. Frederica Wilson (D-FL), elected in during midterms, is serious about changing Washington. The freshman congresswoman has made it her first priority to overturn a rule that prevents her from wearing her hats, which are tasteful and flattering. She has asked Boehner to make an exception for her because, well, she is that awesome, and her hats are neither distracting nor better fitted to a goat rodeo than the hallowed halls of Capitol Hill. Since this would require a full floor vote, I hope Boehner sorts this out before anything less serious, like the deficit or government sponsored … Continue reading Freshman Rep takes on most important issues first

Woodrow Wilson House Garden Party

CONTACT: Claudia Bismark WOODROW WILSON HOUSE/NTHP 202.387.4062 ext.21; 202.483.1466 fax CBismark@WoodrowWIlsonHouse.org 22nd Perennial Garden Party & Hat Parade Washington, DC (May 3, 2010)—The 22nd Perennial Garden Party, on Wednesday, May 12, 2010, from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. is a much anticipated rite of Spring revelry at Washington’s only presidential museum! Celebrating May is National Preservation Month with its special day to honor Mothers thanks to President Wilson making it official, this annual party in the Garden and “best Spring hat” competition benefits Woodrow Wilson House. The Wilson House Garden will be in full bloom and the competition will be fierce … Continue reading Woodrow Wilson House Garden Party

Chukkers, ponies, mallets, and divots: of course I'm at the FedEx Polo Classic

The 2009 FedEx Polo Classic to benefit the National Rehabilitation Hospital was held in Chetwood Park in The Plains, Virginia on June 13, and despite the tumultuous economic state, no expense was spared for this lavish event. Even more exquisite than the fois gras hors d’oeuvres, custom champagne and crème de cassis cocktails, and beautiful polo ponies were the fashions that showed up on the fabulous guests. Continue reading Chukkers, ponies, mallets, and divots: of course I'm at the FedEx Polo Classic