I didn't get to watch President Obama's speech, but I got to listen to it on the radio, and found myself both a little teary and very often nodding in agreement along with what he said. This country is in the crapper right now, and people think that he's got too many lofty goals than can possibly be reached. But what other sort of goals should you have? Should you just cross your fingers and try to the meet the status quo, or should you reach for the stars, even if you miss sometimes? Promises will be broken, and hard decisions will be made, and I know that I won't agree with everything that his administration will do, but I do know this: he inspires us to do better, to reach for more, to work together towards greatness. Lofty and many, maybe, but hope is never a bad thing. He had my vote. He had my vote for more than just being against his opponent. He had it for inspiring, and for making me proud to be who I was, proud of where I was born, proud to dig my heels in and give back and work hard to make this place great again. Times are tough, but I think we can do it. Together.

and now for the not so positive parts of my day =P )

Smoochies and tons of love go out to [livejournal.com profile] secretchristine: I LOVE YOU. Ohana. ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ x A Million

ps: Thankies to a certain [livejournal.com profile] mariamme for the gorgeous copy of ATGIB. <333
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( Jan. 20th, 2009 06:56 pm)
I have tickets for the train to descend upon [livejournal.com profile] isolabela in a week and a half for the duration of an entire weekend. WASHINGTON STATE: FEAR OUR (AWESOME) AWFULNESS.

*starts packing already*

~ Yarn/needles (mitts, Noro Silk Garden scarf, possibly Shawl of Doom if only to prove its actual existance to someone other than myself)
~ Anime (um...I think I only have Vampire Hunter D, Vampire Princess Miyu, and Saber Marionette J =P)
~ TV on DVD (Spn, Due South - two words: DRAG EPISODE, Firefly, Invader Zim - TAAAAAACOOOOOOOS!)
~ Horrible, bad, awful Spn novel TO SPREAD/SHARE MY PAIN =P
~ a Pullip, specially picked out for photo ops, during times of too much junk food, far too much caffeine, and sensory overload from non-stop anime/movie viewing (possibly optional. But prolly not. NOT CREEPY *stamps foot*)
~ Oh, right. Clothes. And toothbrush. And stuff. Details *handwave*
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