By Paul Bedard, Washington Whispers
It's the dream of every White House tourist: to catch a glimpse of the first family walking through the executive mansion.
But on Wednesday, Michelle Obama did that dream one better. She and first pup Bo surprised tourists with an impromptu receiving line in the Blue Room, where she greeted around 400 guests.
"Most of the people were just genuinely surprised," says one visitor. "One woman had tears in her eyes. Some of the kids walked in, saw Mrs. Obama, then saw Bo, and exclaimed, 'Bo!' "
Here's the picture the White House provided us.