11.06.2008

ATL or Bust!! and Thursday 13: Twittered After the Election

I'm going for ATL.  No plans for a bust.  I got my refund check, deposited it in the bank and now I'm just waiting for the doc institute office assistant to return from lunch at 1 p.m. so I can get new movies, return "The Aristocrats" documentary to the library which I HATED (details to come tomorrow), finish packing, wash dishes, clean out the refrigerator, take out the trash and recycling and be on the road by 330!  Phew!  Tonight: Pappadeaux's (my first time! wheee!!), Sundial for brunch on Sunday, Trader Joe's (probably Saturday).  YAY!!!

And now for Thursday 13 since I was live twittering during the election.  Twitter was a g!! Held it down for me something serious!  I don't know who said most of these because I was at an election party and people were yelling things all over and I didn't know most of their names, so you'll just have to take the quotes minus attribution.  If it's not in quotes, I said it.  And some of them will be from my live twittering.  Here goes nothing!

1) "We have a president who looks like me." Me and my mom boo hooing with other people I'm in the room with. He won w/o NC/FL. 11:09 PM

2) "When your mama told you you could be anything you want when you grow up, it's for real." 11:11 PM 

3) "I am so happy." -- my dad. "I took the week off just to make sure they couldn't send me out to keep me from voting." 11:13 PM 

4) mccain gave a great concession speech. can't wait for PRESIDENT-ELECT OBAMA'S VICTORY SPEECH!! YES WE DID!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 11:38 PM 

5) Listening to my 44th president!!!!!! "Change has come to America." -Pres. Barack Obama 12:01 AM

6) All the women started hollering when he shouted out his best friend for the last 16 yrs (Michelle). i started crying when i saw jesse jackson crying. 12:04 AM

7) I wish his parents and grandparents were alive to see this. amazing. i own part of this campaign via my donation! 12:05 AM

8) "Everybody close your mouth. it's hot." *snicker* 12:05 AM

9) We have a black president. wow. i'm verklempt. 12:06 AM

10) "We will get there." -Barack Obama. "Yes we can." -The crowd 12:08 AM

11) YES WE CAN!!! 12:14 AM

12) Fresh! Now let's get our 1st fam out there again. Come on! 12:17 AM

13) We have a black first grandma!

And one for the road...
14) "They didn't want to give us 40 acres & a mule so we'll take 50 states and a White House."

*I just got teary-eyed reliving that!

12 comments:

1969 said...

I am still on a high and refuse to do any work for the rest of this week. LOL

Mau said...

Welcome to Atlanta, where the Playa play.

Maybe I'll see you in the streets.

If you hear someone holla "Hootie Whooooo"...that's me.

Momisodes said...

I'm so bummed I didn't follow Twitter through Tuesday! I was so glued to the TV. I was a bit misty eyed during his speech as well :)

Opinionated Diva said...

I love that last one!!!!! I'll take 50 states and a White House son - ha!!!

I cried seeing Jessie cry...he got real ugly with it. After his comments about Barack, I was shocked to see him cry like that, but it looked so sincere and touching.

Have fun in Atl!

Adei von K said...

i so didn't cry. i think i wanted to but yeah, no.

maybe its cause i was asleep and couldn't stay awake to save my life... i really wanted to see him win FL and Cali just for L word (landslide) purposes. I was knocked out when he had 207 :-(

Rashan Jamal said...

Wait... You're coming to Atlanta? Were you planning on telling me? LOL I'm kidding everybody.

Vdizzle said...

My sister: "Do you know why it's cold outside? Because people said it would be a cold day in hell before a black man became president. Bundle up!!"

Have fun in ATL!!!

The Goddess said...

It's so funny because my thoughts since the 4th have been consumed by Obama being OUR president. It seems to be all I can focus on right now. I'm wondering how long it will be before my euphoria wears off. Maybe after he completes his 2nd term. Lol

jameil1922 said...

1969... i'm SO high!! LOVE IT!!

mau... thanks! hahahahahaha. i will SO turn around and say, "mau? mrs. & baby mau?" lololol

momisodes... girl it was awesome via twitter!!

diva... hahahaha. right!?!? jesse was beautiful. so sincere and touching. i'm already having a blast!

adei... you're wack. i KNEW you were sleeping thru history. wacktastic.

rj... hush up that noise.

v... hahahahaha. foolywang! girl i am so cold up here in ATL!! (that sounds so bizarre to me!)

goddesss... i'm thinking of it all day and all night and loving it! :) I don't want it to ever wear off! i got teary-eyed talking to my grandma.

dejanae said...

love the last one
whew
i was too excited
coulda sworn i had palpitations

the joy said...

Wait. You watched the aristocrats? Stop! I know you cringed the entire time. Lol. Woo atl!

Ms. Behaving said...

This quote here: ""They didn't want to give us 40 acres & a mule so we'll take 50 states and a White House."
is my favorite!!!

Obama rocks!!! :-)