"How long are you going to be, Madam?"
"Oh, about an hour and a half," I said gaily, handing the nice valet driver my keys.
In a triumph of personal organization, I had actually managed to get from the suburbs to the Willard Hotel in time to attend a lunchtime speech.
It is not an easy thing to get from the suburbs to the Willard Hotel, you know, certainly not on time and fully dressed. It...