January 20, 2009, est 9:46 AM

My feelings exactly.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

That Thalia is one smart cookie. I hear she takes after her mother. ;)

1/20/09, 5:56 PM  
Blogger laurah_082000 said...

I love it!!! My daughter is two and a half she was clapping yelling, YAY OBAMA!! I was doing the same thing as Thalia!!

1/20/09, 6:19 PM  
Blogger Georgia said...

That's what I looked like on the inside this morning, while the exterior me was sitting angrily behind my desk, wearing business casual.* But you can bet that's what I'll look like after work tonight!

*Angry that I had to be sitting at my desk and not out with friends, of course.

1/20/09, 7:20 PM  
Blogger Renee said...

Yay, Thalia!
If you asked Calvin "What does America say?", he will answer "Obama!" God, I love my kid!

1/20/09, 7:31 PM  
Blogger Oh, The Joys said...

Mine, too!

1/20/09, 8:40 PM  
Blogger Kate said...

My 2-yr-old watched the whole speech and actually watched it. She calls him 'Omama' though. Close enough! :)

1/20/09, 8:48 PM  
Blogger Russ, Anna and Pepper said...

That looks like me on the treadmill this morning with tears of joy streaming down my face. Thalia is the smartest!!!!!

1/20/09, 8:52 PM  
Blogger Leendaluu said...

it's a beautiful day..and isn't it so great that our kids will be nonplussed by presidents and elected officials of color. it's what's normal now.

1/20/09, 9:22 PM  
Blogger dreamingmama said...

My 19 month old was cheering too! What a great day for our country and the world.

1/20/09, 9:45 PM  
Blogger missus.mint said...

Sorry you couldnt make it but, the view from my television was perfect after I saw the temp and amount of folks there. Amazing to think I was only about 7 miles away from all that and secluded in my living room! LOL

Great photo! I feel the same way!

1/20/09, 11:25 PM  
Blogger Mandy said...

Great shirt!

1/21/09, 1:06 AM  
Blogger Renee said...

To be completely honest, he says "Ogamama", but we're working on it! He gets a big smile when he sees the President (Gosh, I love saying that!)

1/21/09, 5:39 AM  
Blogger Amy said...

Mine too!

1/21/09, 9:52 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

We should get this on the cover of the NTY. This is awesome!

1/21/09, 12:09 PM  
Blogger Issas Crazy World said...

Mine asked me if it was real or if it had been a dream. It was real and amazing.

Love that picture.

1/21/09, 2:12 PM  
Blogger J at www.jellyjules.com said...

I think we've all been feeling exactly like that.

1/21/09, 5:03 PM  
Blogger Lynette said...

Well it was a beautiful (if bone chllingly cold) day.

I'm so excited to see what he can do!

1/21/09, 6:03 PM  
Anonymous Sherry said...

THAT is hilarious.

1/21/09, 11:05 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm an American living overseas in Australia and I woke up at 3:30am to watch it. I love that I live in a world where even foreign countries will show it live and then replay his speech again when everyone is actually awake. Obama was the only thing on network tv all day!

(a previous delurker)

1/22/09, 5:16 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

My mom (who watches my 19 month old while I'm at work) called me at work on Tuesday, and said "You've got quite the little Democrat here... (mom's a mild conservative)... she's watching Obama on the TV and saying 'Go go go! Go go go! Yayy! Clap clap clap!' and clapping. Heh."

Her grandpa must be so proud. So is her mama actually.

1/22/09, 10:32 AM  
Blogger Donna said...

That's so cute. I like her Obama shirt. I had the inauguration on but my 3-year-old son was having a fit over it because he wanted to watch "Max and Ruby." I guess he needs to get his priorities straight!

1/22/09, 11:37 AM  
Blogger Annie said...

OMG that shirt is fantastic!! And Thalia should become the posterchild of the Obama movement for sure =)

1/22/09, 2:43 PM  
Anonymous Lexxity said...

So far so good America. Obama is looking like The Man. Yeah! I watched the inaguration live on the BBC after my 3 year old got over the fact that it was going to be on, the end.

1/22/09, 2:57 PM  
Blogger A Mom in Jacksonville, FL said...

Fabulous! LOVE the shirt...and your Thalia is a cutie. :)

1/22/09, 4:52 PM  
Blogger Victoria R said...

Oh, how I wish my three month old could say Obama-she can always learn to say mama or daddy later.

1/23/09, 12:49 AM  
Anonymous Michelle Lamar said...

What a smoosh. Love the tee!

1/23/09, 12:57 AM  
Blogger Tracey said...

Great shirt.

It's strange to be INTERESTED in what my president will do now, instead of worried.

I love that they will grow up not remembering a time when a black democratic president was a huge deal. That they will accept it as something that just IS.

1/23/09, 10:34 AM  
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1/23/09, 1:52 PM  
Blogger RenĂ©e aka Mekhismom said...

What a great photo! I have a video of Mekhi saying Obama while watching him on tv. Priceless. Isn't it great that we are raising our children in a time when this is the norm?

1/26/09, 3:37 PM  
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