Friday, February 29, 2008
Proud to be an American.
Our sub-courthouse is not by any stretch a pretty building, but when elections roll around, I love, love, LOVE going there to vote! It's hard to find a parking place and the room allotted for the voting machines is cramped, but it's just too awesome to be able to have a say in who should run our county, state or country.
Today I was extra proud when I voted because on the sign-in sheet, I noticed that one of my former students had voted before me. This student was editor of our student newspaper my second or third year of teaching, a good 15 or so years ago. She's now a grown-up, and she voted! That probably shouldn't make me proud, but it did!
For whom did I vote? I try to keep my leanings hidden from my students so they can't accuse me of bias, but maybe this will give you a hint: