I love this video…when else has anyone seen New Yorkers burst into a jubilant Star Spangled Banner in the streets of Manhattan?
My election day and evening were wonderful. Ryan and I got up early and arrived at the polls about 7:05am. We waited about a half hour to vote, and had no trouble or problems at all.
We had a fabulous time at our election night party. It was so awesome to be with many fabulous friends during the incredible evening. We actually heard Jon Stewart call the election first, during Indecision 2008, before we heard it officially called anywhere else. That was fantastic – and very fitting since it was Jon Stewart and the Daily Show team that kept me sane during this long election. I detoxed with their wit and humor every night.
We popped a bottle of champagne. We ate cupcakes (Yes We Cancakes, according to our menu). We cried during Obama’s speech. We wandered around Hoboken a bit, cheering with strangers. It was an excellent night.
I posted photos of the party (actually, they are mostly taken before, of the decorations – I was too distracted and excited during the party to take many photos) on my flickr page. Here’s one of my favorites, our apartment on the morning of Election day:
The posters I used to decorate the apartment were all taken from an awesome site – http://www.designforobama.org/ – that has hundreds of free Obama posters you can print in multiple sizes.
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