This was the gorgeous view out my dining room window at about 7AM yesterday, Sunday morning.
The weatherman predicted bright skies all day and 70F degrees – the first time the temperature has been that high since sometime last fall. I couldn't stay indoors on such a day as this so I played hooky from blogging for Monday.
Therefore, in place of an actual post about anything...
On Saturday night, the annual White House Correspondents Dinner was held in Washington, D.C. It's not just reporters who attend. The president and vice president are usually there too and anyone the correspondents' news organizations want to invite to sit at their individual tables.
In recent years, that has meant a lot of politicians and even more celebrities. I read somewhere that Bristol Palin was among the latter on Saturday evening so the star quotient was, perhaps, not as stellar as – oh, say the Oscars.
The speeches take the form of roasts and this year, Seth Meyers of Saturday Night Live was the headliner. That is, if you don't count President Obama himself.
The jokes are rude, as they are expected to be, and this year Donald Trump, who was in the audience, took the brunt of them – from Seth Meyers and the president.
So now, for your entertainment today, Seth goes first:
Oh. Wait. One more thing. SHOUTOUT TO MAGE BAILEY: Please check the far right photo in the banner above. At last.Okay. Now Seth Meyers:
And, the president of the United States:
At The Elder Storytelling Place today, Jeanne Waite Follett: On the Semicolon