January 21, 2009


I wasn't going to stay up to 3 am just to see the inauguration, but my stupid neighbors had their TV on loud and it woke me up. So I went downstairs in time to confirm that George W. Bush really has gone.

1 comment:

Bukko_in_Australia said...

Mrs. Bukko and I set the alarm for 3:30 a.m. so we could watch it live on ABC. Refreshments were Aussie champagne and Chicago-style hotdogs with homemade chili, cheese, chopped onions and yellow American mustard. My main motivation for rising at that hour was to join in the simultaneous worldwide movement giving a fitting tribute to the departing Commanderguy when he got on the helicopter. Me, in the middle of my deserted street, saluting off toward the far, far distant northeast...


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