Showing posts from November, 2008


Today is November 5, 2008. As of almost 12 hours ago (I started this at 10:55am)...the 44th President of the United States of America will be former Senator Barack Obama!! Yesterday--since it was a HISTORIC moment, I want to be able to re-tell as much of it as I can--I wore a beige button down shirt and denim capris with my beige "Eskimo" boots and a black Old Navy long sleeve jacket to pick up my mother. She and I went to vote together. She had on her beige and black jacket, with black pants and white tennis shoes (sneakers for those of you who prefer that word!)

My mom was carrying a little black umbrella! I picked her up on my lunch break from work and we drove the two minute drive fron her house to the JCC on Park Heights Avenue to vote together! I was so excited that morning that I had already cried when my friend Aly texted me and said she'd voted, just after 7am. I was proud that my mom chose to go vote with me. She told me that she hadn't voted in years! She …