Bill Clinton has annual visit with George H.W. Bush

The two former presidents “caught up about kids, grandkids, old times and new times. And socks.” Houston, Apr. 9, 2017. 

Bill Clinton/Twitter

Former President Bill Clinton visited predecessor George H.W. Bush over the weekend in Houston, Texas, for their annual lunch. The two former presidents were joined by former First Lady Barbara Bush.

The presidential duo “caught up about kids, grandkids, old times and new times. And socks,” according to a tweet from the 42nd president on Sunday.

The photo included in the tweet shows Clinton gifting Bush two pairs of socks: a blue set featuring bees, and a green pair with chocolate labradors, likely chosen for their resemblance to the Clinton’s dog: Buddy.

The gift is a callback to their 2013 visit in which Clinton tweeted that he was “envious” of Bush’s “#sockswag.”

Bush spokesman Jim McGrath tells CBS News that the meeting was strictly a “personal, social visit.”

Bush, 92, is diagnosed with vascular parkinsonism, which mimics symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. In January 2017, he was hospitalized in the intensive care unit for two weeks with bacterial pneumonia.

“President Bush recently declared that he wants to live to be 100, and being a goal oriented person I would never bet against him,” Bush’s spokesman told PEOPLE. “He has rebounded nicely from his recent hospitalization.”