On 1/20/09, Scout <email@example.com> wrote:
> We had been playing spot the sniper, which made us wonder why they
> were all one only 1 side of the street, but now one person with a
> radio says Ted Kennedy got sick at lunch so its delayed, which anyone
> else prob learned from CNN long ago. And now someone else called their
> brother who is watching CNN so news is the flashing lights at the end
> of the street are Obama coming in his car!!!?
> On 1/20/09, Scout <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Ok, so I may have no idea if I still have all my fingers or toes, but
>> at least we aren't forced to stand motionless at parade rest in a
>> trench coat like the army honor guard troops lining the parade route.
>> We are up here in our perfect bleacher spot talking with our new buddy
>> Sam, the photog from Black Enterprise.
>> On 1/20/09, Scout <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> Two plus hours of waiting as the temp dropped and Katie Paige
>>> struggled with the secret service to convince them to open the gate to
>>> bleacher ticket holders, and inaugural committee event manager Katie
>>> won the day, we are in to the mostly empty bleacher seats with a
>>> perfect view of the length of Pennsylvania Ave. We are 60 feet over
>>> from the official press reviewing stand and I can't imagine a better
>>> view. Thank you Katie!!
>>> On 1/20/09, firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> wrote:
>>>> Ok, bail on the swearing in and get to parade entrance for reserved
>>>> ticketholders by 11:25 for 2:30 parade and they say gate closed to all,
>>>> police seem to even understand what the reserved bleacher seats are, or
>>>> understand that every reserved ticketholder was told that general
>>>> didn't mean closing for the 5000 reserved folks. They say we should
>>>> to whomever sold us the tix, when we say it was The Inaugural
>>>> they shrug. Finally, an angel, Catherine Paige, who seems to work for
>>>> inaugural committee, tries to face off with secret service to get
>>>> folk in, we put all hopes in her as we hear the crowds on the mall
>>>> our new president.
>>>> If we close our eyes and listen to his muffled voice on the far away
>>>> loudspeakers, we imagine he's saying great things.
>>>> Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerry
>>> Scout, Ph.D.
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>> Scout, Ph.D.
>> c: 401-263-5092
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> Scout, Ph.D.
> c: 401-263-5092
> f: 401-633-6092