Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Just the Basics

Me: Today is an important day because,

Ella: Is Nonnie coming?!!

Me: No. Today is important because our country,

Drew: The Nighted States?

Me: Yes, the United States will have a new President.

Both: OMAMA!!

Me: Yes, Obama will start his new job today as President of the United States. It is a very important job and a very special time for lots of people in the country.

Ella: Does he work in New Yuck City with Daddy?

Me: No. He will work in Washington, that is the capital of the country. So a lot of people are very excited because, well, because he is the first black president.

Drew: Black? What's Black?

Me: Just a color, buddy.

Drew: Oh, can I have another muffin.

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