Optimistic about the future
Last updated 1/29/2009 at Noon
With all due respect to those who disagree, I want to express my joy, hope and optimism on the election and inauguration of our new President.
I know my story has been repeated over and over in many American households. I honestly didn’t think Obama had a chance of being elected during the primaries, but my kids convinced me otherwise. I guess I was afraid to hope for too much, to think there could be real change.
I’m reminded of the mess the country was in when Bobby Kennedy ran for president, and the way he was able to connect with a broad range of people and make us believe we coul...