Barack Obama: For the people, the X-tian people

lincoln-bible-for-obamaIn 1976 I was the brunette Jew in a sea of blondes and Manhattan Beach was the whitest place on earth. I told my parents I wanted to be President , “You can do anything you put your mind to.” My father said, although secretly we both knew it was a lie.

I knew I could own a business, I knew I could write a book, or be an attorney. I knew that I would go to college, and perhaps more school after that. I also knew, as did my father, that I’d never be president.

As of  January 21, 2009 when a child, any child tells their parent that they want to be president, and the answer is, “You can do anything you put your mind to.” It won’t be a lie.

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Barack Obama, W, Quaker, Hawt L.A. Chicks and Me

A week from today we’ll all be doing the same thing. We will all be watching as Barack Obama is inaugurated into office.

The folks at Quaker (which reminds me I have a story to tell about Quaker summer camp… it’s funny and PG13) have kindly offered to cater an Oatmeal Bar for ten hungry women. Well, Liz Peterson and I have joined forces and invited forty women. We’re adorable, but we kinda suck at math.

We were certain that they all had jobs and wouldn’t come.

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