I am so delighted to be alive for this historic election and inauguration. I'm loving the fact that every 4 or 8 years we ditch the old and give voice to a fresh start (I especially like sweeping out the Bush administration). What a radical idea democracy is. I'm getting so swept up in it all that I went out and bought an American flag - my first American flag.
Here's another view:
Annie and I participated in a MLK Jr. march yesterday. Annie commented that it seemed "calm, passive" and it is interesting to not have a president to oppose. Although I do believe we will need to hold him firm to his promises.
Here are some photos from the march:
What a wonderful day.