Beyond all of the indulgence of VIP lists, select tables, black tie and gown, meet and greet stuff at this gathering is that there were real moments of serious policy and political discussion that were not trivial.
I wanted to tell you that you're a paragon of journalists. Not for a moment have you revealed even the tiniest hint of emotion on your face. However, Bob, it's time to break up with your plastic surgeon.
High school will be a whole new world for your daughter, including a changing social scene where partying, drinking, and hooking up may seem suddenly expected. You--her parents--can help her safely navigate all of it.