Tuesday, November 4, 2008

It's Been A Long Wait

In January of 2005, I put this bracelet on. It says THINK BLUE 11/04/08. I've never taken it off - and have proudly explained to anyone and everyone who asked about it what it said and meant. I told myself that eventually I could take it off for the right reason - President Barack Obama.

I told my sister this morning that I'd have a "ceremonial removal of the wristband," and would cut it into little pieces. So, there it is.

I can't wait to see how our country changes and how the world reacts to this. I really don't know what else to say - except that watching Jesse Jackson cry tears of joy said it all just now. I am so proud to be an American.


Mãe da Rita said...

If I told you that one of the posts of today in most of PORTUGUESE baby blogs I visit was about Obama, what will you say?? Yes, it's a great day for America and the world want to see the difference! Congratulations!! MJ

Stitcher S said...

I too am very happy! Love the post, and seeing the bracelet in all its destroyed glory.