Her Majesty Queen Rania meets with First Lady Michelle Obama in the Yellow Oval Room on the second floor and private residence. Queen Rania is an active mom that also attends her children's soccer matches as do the Obamas. Photo courtesy of White House.
Traditionally, the formal place to meet privately with royal guests is in the Yellow Oval Room. It is also where select guests meet before two heads of state descend the Grand Staircase for a formal state dinner of which the Obamas are yet to host. Barbara Bush gifts Princess Diana with a book dictated to her by her dog, Millie. Photo courtesy the George H. W. Bush Library.
The Place setting from the formal White House dinner hosted by the Bushes
President Clinton, Queen Noor, Hillary Clinton and his Majesty King Hussein of Jordan have an American style Lunch complete with french fries. It was one of the last happy visits to the USA before King Hussein succumbed to his illness.
At the reception in Buckingham Palace, the bonding Moment seen round the world.
President & Mrs. Obama meet for the first time in Her Majesty's formal living room at the Palace.
Note: My hand is now better and I have better motor control to type. My shoulder well we'll keep hoping....Stay tuned for the next post.