United States first lady Laura Bush listens to a student as Savannah Hartley looks on during a visit to an elementary school in D'Iberville, Mississippi February 22, 2007. REUTERS/Lee Celano (UNITED STATES)
Ol' "Crazy Eyes", looking increasingly like Jack Nicholson and/or Elizabeth Dole, had a photo-optacular* trip down the ol' mississip today, YAY! If the above child is any indication, the tots were simply thrilled to be in the First Lady's charismatic presence.
Later she got to experience the thrill of perhaps the cutsiest post-disaster marketing campaign ever: the adorably alliterative Katrina Cottages:
U.S. first lady Laura Bush (L) talks with Mayor Connie Moran during a tour of Katrina Cottages - small-scale, quickly-built homes designed after Hurricane Katrina - in Ocean Springs, Mississippi February 22, 2007. REUTERS/Lee Celano (UNITED STATES)
I'm guessing that Laura couldn't help but think, as she was perusing the teensy, gaily-painted sheds, "I have GOT to get one of those for Barney and Miss Beazley."
*I can't believe it took me two years of blogging to finally invent that word.