First Lady spotted shopping incognito at Target

This combo image shows two images of First Lady Michelle Obama in 2011. (Left) First Lady Michelle Obama, wearing a hat and sunglasses, walks out of a Target department store in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, Sept. 29, 2011, after doing some shopping. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) (Right) First Lady Michelle Obama attends the funeral Mass for R. Sargent Shriver at Our Lady of Mercy Parish in Potomac, Md., on the outskirts of Washington Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011. Shriver, an in-law of the Kennedys, and the first director of the Peace Corps, died Tuesday. He was 95.(AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

September 30, 2011 8:01:54 AM PDT
An Associated Press news photographer spotted first lady Michelle Obama doing some impromptu shopping at a Target in Alexandria, Virginia this week. She was wearing sunglasses and a baseball cap pushing her own cart.Mrs. Obama paid for her purchases at the checkout stand. Her communications director says it's not uncommon for the first lady to slip out to run errands.