Along the front of the parade route, to be precise. Riding the front rail as the President and Vice-President came by and freezing my ass off on Pennsylvania Avenue. So worth it. So fantastic.
So much of my own identity over these past eight years seems to have been culled from being outraged and sharing those feelings engendered by the most appalling American government I hope we ever see in my lifetime.
Now, a time to lay down arms, fears and to stretch the legs out from the defensive crouch they’ve been hooked in since 2000. Things are frightening out there and there’s so much to brave… but hope is contagious and in strong, strong supply this morning.