Posts Tagged ‘ President Barack Obama ’

Fighting Despair as We Face a Trump Presidency.

20th January 2017 | 0 Comments

I am at a loss for words regarding today’s transition in the White House. As I face the exit of President Barack Obama and his lovely family, I am fighting the urge to fall into despair. I have heard from many friends who are dreading this new presidency with an overwhelming sense of fear and [...]

Farewell Mr. President.

10th January 2017 | 2 Comments

Wept myself into a headache. I have never felt a sense of loss and sadness like I do right now as I watch our beloved President & First Lady say farewell. But I am grateful that he will be close by. Yes we can.

Fasten your Seatbelts, it’s gonna be a bumpy four years.

9th January 2017 | 0 Comments

I have never felt the loss of an outgoing President and First Lady more in my life. I talk to my friends and family and they are genuinely frightened and dreading this new regime. I try to be hopeful and accepting but there is a constant feeling of dread of the unknown and I can’t [...]

The New President.

9th November 2016 | 1 Comment

The thing is: Trump can’t save them. There is no real going back. The fear that drove many to vote for this man is based in truth. The world has changed. People have opened their hearts and minds and welcomed a Global community. Technology has changed the way the economy works and has left many [...]

Mr. Cheney! SHH!!

13th May 2009 | 4 Comments

You know it kinda reminds me of the lessons we learned in grade school about “sore losers.” and the waterboarding of dead horses. Dick Cheney’s rant on Face the Nation surprised me. (footage included below) I knew folks were still tripping over our new President but to come out on National T.V. like such a [...]

Obama & Sykes lighten up White House Correspondents’ Dinner

10th May 2009 | 0 Comments

Just watched forty-nine minutes of video on It was a broadcast of the program portion of the White House Correspondents Dinner. The event’s participants is part A-List (there was a red carpet) part hard journalists’, part scholarship program (more than a dozen college students in journalism were recipients) and very crowded. It looked like [...]

A gig tonight

18th April 2009 | 8 Comments

And in these lean times, a gig tonight is a very good thing!! We are doing a private school fundraiser. We have done this event now for about five years. In fact, this is the school that President Obama’s girls (Malia and Sasha) attended since pre-school and He & First Lady Michele Obama have attended [...]