I am sitting here on my sofa, awaiting the inauguration of Barack Obama. I am filled with hope and really proud to be an American — it has been too long.
As many of you know, I have been an Obama Mama from the beginning. I know some are worried that Obama will be turned into some sort of icon or idol and put on a pedestal. I don’t think he will allow that. His recent speeches show that he wants to tamp down the expectations.
I believe that he is the leader we need now. He constantly reminds us that it is not him — it is us. We are the change that we need. He is here to lead us. He is the no drama Obama, after all.
I have several of the stickers, seen above, from MoveOn.org. These commemorative stickers mark Barack Obama’s historic victory and were designed by groundbreaking artist Shepard Fairey—the same artist who designed the world-famous, iconic “Hope” poster for Obama.
I want to do another photo montage with all of you sharing your hope for our future, So for the first 35 people who send me their snail mail, I will send you a sticker. (USA residents only) All I ask is that you send me a photo with the sticker in it. I will set up a Flickr set with the photos.
I also hope that you will leave a brief message of your feelings on this auspicious day.
Oh, happy day.