Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Remarkable Day

I am watching the inauguration on my computer at work. I sit here and think about how far we have come. I get to watch a black man be sworn in as president of the U.S. on my computer at work. Really, it is impressive. Whether we like him or not, it is pretty remarkable that our country has come this far in such a short time.
Next month Randall and I will go visit D.C. for the first time in our lives. We are anxious to see all the history. As I sit here and see history being made on my computer screen, it makes me even more excited to get there and touch, see and hear our American history.

P.S. Did you see Aretha's Hat? Oh my.


David Daniels said...

I agree. I cannot take myself away from the TV. I think President Obama showed so much grace, poise, and realness (if that's a word) today. I did not vote for him but he is now my President and I will support him 100 per cent.
I, for some reason, don't feel as safe anymore since President Bush has gone back to Texas. Since the day after 9/11 no one has tried anything of a terrorist nature on Amercian soil. you can thank President Bush for that. I hope President Obama makes me feel as safe. And,now, as the saying goes: