Posts tagged: Michelle Obama

Bo the Dog Has Crossed the Rainbow Bridge

Bo in 2009. (Official White House photo by Chuck Kennedy) Bo the Dog has died, sad to say. The former First Dog passed away at age 12 after a bout …..

Barack Obama looks thoughtful as he sits in front of a riot of green leaves.

The Obama Official Portraits: One Strange, One Wonderful

The new portraits of President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama were unveiled today at the National Gallery. Here they are:   Barack Obama’s portrait is by Kehinde Wiley, and …..

President Obama Meets President-Elect Trump

President Barack Obama met president-elect Donald Trump in the Oval Office this week, two days after Trump’s surprise election as America’s next president. Another great photo by ace White House …..

Sasha Obama’s Real Name is Natasha

Natasha Obama is a search we see a lot of, so we’d like to clarify for our readers: Natasha Obama is the real name of Sasha Obama, the second daughter of …..

Barack Obama in a white shirt, seen through a doorway, smiling at his family as he sits at dinner

Just a Nice Photo: Barack Obama in Cuba

President Barack Obama is in Cuba for a goodwill visit. This was shot on Sunday night, March 20, as he had dinner with his (unseen) wife Michelle Obama and daughters …..

President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle share a moment in the Oval Office of the White House. Official White House photo by Pete Souza.

Just a Nice Photo: The Obamas in the White House

President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle share a moment in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, as former President George Washington looks on.  Just a nice photo, that’s all. …..

Women’s History Month Biographies for Students

Women’s History Month is here! And if you liked our students’ guide to Black History Month, you’ll love our big guide to Women’s History Month biographies. All the big names …..

Obama’s Presidents’ Day Gift

[Michelle hands Barack a single gift] This is for Valentine's Day AND Presidents' Day. — OhNoSheTwitnt (@OhNoSheTwitnt) February 15, 2016 Heh! Happy Presidents’ Day, everyone!

Just a Nice Photo: Michelle Obama’s Birthday

Michelle Obama turns 52 years old today, and the White House has been circulating this photo on social media. It’s a great shot. Michelle Obama was born on January 17, …..

Michelle Obama in Vogue

Well, she looks great. Let’s just admit she looks great.

Barack Obama: A Birthday Timeline

Ever think to yourself as a kid, “Gee, I wonder where I’ll be when I’m 50?”If you’re Barack Obama, the answer to that question turned out to be: “In the White House, at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, as the duly-elected President of the United States.”

Just a Nice Photo: Barack Obama and His Cardboard Wife

President Barack Obama poses with a photo cutout of his wife, Michelle, during a visit to Miami Central High School in Florida last month. (Official White House photo by Pete Souza.)See photos of the real Michelle Obama >>

Madame Tussauds Has a Presidents Gallery

The Washington, D.C. branch of the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum franchise has just come out with an exhibit in honor of all the presidents of the United States.Imagine the thrill of seeing a lifelike politician for the first time.They even gathered them all in one spot for a photo shoot, which you can see here (and there’s rock music, so it won’t be boring).

Who2’s Betty White Biography, with Photos and Comics

We have a new Betty White biography on Who2, with photos.
The other day I bought a comic book, another in the Blue Water Comics series Female Force.
Blue Water has an extensive series of these bio-comics (biographix?), and I’ve already read one on First Lady Michelle Obama and one on the former Alaskan governor, Sarah Palin.
This time I decided to go out of my “safe zone” and get one that isn’t political.

Did Kwilliam Snub Marack?

A new email rumor has Prince William and Kate Middleton snubbing President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle with a pointed non-invitation to their royal wedding in April.

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is 60!

Grab a bushel of corn and raise a toast: Tom Vilsack was born on this day in 1950.  He has been America’s Secretary of Agriculture since January of 2009.

The Art in the White House

The Freelance Review has a glimpse at art chosen for the White House by First Lady Michelle Obama.

Barack and Michelle Obama: Helicopter Parents

President Barack Obama, with his wife Michelle (at top) and daughters Malia (right) and Sasha, returned to the White House yesterday after the family’s 10-day vacation in Martha’s Vineyard.  All four made a stopo

Occupation: Alpha Dog

One perk of being President of the United States:  When filling out your tax return, under Your occupation you get to write “U.S. President.”It’s the little things that count.

Barack Obama IS the Six Million Dollar President

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama paid $1.8 million in taxes this year on a gross adjusted income of $5.5 million.  (Most of the dough came from book sales, and it boiled down to $4.98 million in final taxable income.)Toss in the $1.4 million he earned for winning the Nobel Peace Prize, and Barack Obama is your first Six Million Dollar President!

Just a Nice Photo: Michelle Obama

 First Lady Michelle Obama appears with schoolchildren at a White House concert by jazz musician Harry Connick, Jr. Credit: Carrie Devorah / WENN. 

The New First Dog is a Puppy Named Bo

He’s named Bo.The identity of the first puppy — the one that the Washington press corps has been yelping about for months, the one President Obama has seemed to delight in dropping hints about — leaked out Saturday.

Stevie Wonder! Yeah!

“I think it’s fair to say that had I not been a Stevie Wonder fan, Michelle might not have dated me. We might not have married.” Stevie Wonder received the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song last night at the White House, after handsome remarks by both President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle.

Michelle Obama’s Inaugural Outfits

Reactions to, and photos of, Michelle Obama’s lemongrass suit and white chiffon gown.Elsewhere, squeals of delight.