I had to get "celebrity-ready" to work my first red carpet at the Latino Inaugural Ball at the Kennedy Center.
Miss Texas hair. Check.
Photographer extraordinaire Tricia O. Ortiz. Check.
I had stiff competition - behind the red velvet rope were light-eyed beauties - Telemundo’s Carmen Dominicci and CNN’s Suzanne Malveaux. Walking the red carpet were Broadway legends Chita Rivera...