Sunday, July 31, 2011

The Annual Big Birthday Party!

 It was annual "The Big Birthday" party last night
 and we couldn't go!
 The party was hosted by Lesley & Fred at their waterfront estate in Royal Oak.
 Lesley with John
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Lesley serves on the board of the International Foundation for Election Systems, an international democracy NGO and frequently works on elections in emerging democracies around the world.
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John, one of Washington's most respected government affairs advocates, serves as a senior counselor to the Hawthorn Group specializing in the development and delivery of strategic solutions for legislative and regulatory issues.
Buffy, John, Me & Ed
Enjoying the beautiful evening outside.
 Dinner was served under the stars.
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Ed is the former U.S. Ambassador to the Kingdom of Morocco.  Buffy {his wife} is a former lobbyist.  
 David, Amy, Me, Sheila, Sara
50 invited guests attended this years waterfront birthday celebration.

 Can you tell we're having a great time!
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Sheila {in the beautiful print dress} . . . after ten years as the senior editor for National Geographic Traveler Magazine is now editor at large.  She works on special projects for the National Geographic Society, from guidebooks to maps, Traveler features to online packages.
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Amy served as the US Ambassador to the OECD from 1997-2001.
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Dr. Sara practices gynecology in Washington, DC
Singing Happy Birthday 
Carrot Cake under Butter cream Icing
 Wilson & Tommy are having a serious conversation.
To read an informative interview that appeared in
Vanity Fair about Tommy Boggs see:
 Retired Senator John Breaux {in the print shirt}
and his wife.
The Birthday Three!
Reamy, David & Lesley
Happy * Birthday * Dear * Friends


  1. that looks like it was a great party. no fair that you two didn't get to go. :)

  2. No wonder the westies were upset they weren't included! What a lovely party, and some very interesting guests it sounds like :)