Debbie and I went to Convivial at the suggestion of Decker and Sherry. Convivial means “fond of feasting, eating and good company, cheerful, friendly and jovial.” This restaurant is all of those things. Continue reading “Restaurant: Convivial”
Hilary, Debbie and I went to the new Lupo Verde Osteria on May 14th just a month after it opened. This is the second restaurant opened by the folks who opened the original Lupo Verde on 14th Street.
The Lupo restaurants have been described by others as “soulful Italian cooking.” Continue reading “Restaurant: Lupo Verde Osteria”
*Any statements in this issue of the Watch which are not sourced are mine and identified by “WW”.
36.9 % of Americans say the country is headed in the right direction, 54.7% say it is on the wrong track. [Real Clear Politics, 5/1] Continue reading “State of the Nation”
“It took me a long time to get my public voice. Once I found my voice, I’m not going to shut up.” – Madeleine Albright Continue reading “Quotes”
On May 6, 2018, Gallup found that 42% of Americans approve of President Trump’s job performance and 52% disapprove. This is the highest job approval rating that Gallup has reported since Trump became president. Continue reading “President Trump”
The Treasury Department has relinquished some of its authority over implementation of the Trump tax cuts to the White House Office of Management and Budget. [New York Times, 4/13/18] Continue reading “Disassembling”
The following is a list of people who have been mentioned (by either themselves or others) as potential candidates in 2020. Folks are on the list whether or not they have claimed or disclaimed any interest in running. When an individual suggests publicly that he or she is not interested in running, their name is struck through. Continue reading “2020”
During the campaign and again in a tweet on the last day of April, President Trump called for congressional term limits. His proposal would limit members of the House to three terms (6 years of service) and members of the Senate to two terms (12 years of service). Continue reading “Congress”
Senator Tammy Duckworth of Illinois is the first sitting senator to have a baby while serving in Congress. Only 10 women have given birth while serving in Congress. Shortly after Senator Duckworth gave birth, the Senate changed its rules allowing her and future senators to bring a child under 1 year old onto the Senate floor and breastfeed them during votes. [CNN.com, 4/10/18] Continue reading “Women Will Get It Done”
Simma and Ron and Debbie and I dined at Bas Rouge on a Saturday night with a 6:45 p.m. reservation. We were seated immediately. Continue reading “Restaurant: Bas Rouge”