President Bush waves with his daughter Jenna Bush as they walk to Air Force One in Waco, Texas Sunday, June 17, 2007.
President Bush unwrapped Father's Days gifts Sunday at his Texas ranch where the skies let go a deluge of rain that turned roadside gullies into muddy ponds.
From first lady Laura Bush, the president received several ties she purchased during their recent trip to Europe, White House spokesman Scott Stanzel said. Bush's twin daughters, gave him a CD they had made for him to listen to while exercising.
Bush spent the day with Mrs. Bush and their daughter, Jenna. Their other daughter, Barbara, was not at the ranch over the weekend. The president also spoke to his father, former President George H.W. Bush, over the phone.
In between showers on Saturday, Bush squeezed in a bike ride at his ranch. But Sunday brought a downpour so heavy that high water covered the road leading into Crawford. The local fire department blocked the road withfire trucksand turned back motorists.
Bush flew back to Washington aboard Air Force One later in the day.
On Monday, Bush is scheduled to attend a Republican National Committee luncheon in Washington, sign a bill and meet with NCAA championship teams on the South Lawn. On Tuesday, he meets with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.