I admit that President Obama's swearing in brought a tear to my eye. The new First Family is truly an American Family. One that has such a bond that they can continue to joke even during the most solemn of ceremonies (The President made a remark about the box presented for Sasha to stand on).
The time has finally come. This man, with the help of his amazing wife, has brought Americans together in a way no one has been able to in my lifetime. As I lie in bed, aching with fever, I feel happy, and I feel excitement for our future instead of dread.
Although, as inspiring as the moment was, I have to say that I freaking loved the way the media had to report filler "stories" during the waiting times. It was the most frivolous, ridiculous fluff I've seen, and, sadly, completely predictable. Expected even. Like the conversations with Al Roker. Not as depressing as Kathie Lee's new show, but close. The Today Show is really cheapening itself, and it definitely was slutting it up with those inaugural filler spots. A PR dream. Fo sho.
And now, back to the inspiration: