Monday, January 19, 2009

A thank you and a promise, from a lady!

Mrs. Obama wrote this letter, to us as military families. I won't link to the military.com version, because I am completely ashamed of the vitriolic, racist, revolting comments that have vomited forth from some of the commentors over there. But I wanted to share it with my readers. Tears are not far from the surface this week... and every time I read this, I do get choked up. Because finally, finally, someone is saying what I always wanted a person in her position to say - that they get it.

for those of you who wish to spew your nastiness - don't do it here.

On my way to the BSF4O victory celebration at Ft. Belvoir - and there's an inaugural ball in the ballroom downstairs as well. For the first time in 8 years, I have hope.

LAW

11 comments:

Jennifer said...

HOPE!
Michelle Obama is a remarkable woman and I look forward to having her as our First Lady.
Have a fabulous time at the ball.

Tucker said...

I am glad you posted this again. I will likely go do the same. Know that you are in my thoughts and I hope you are doing well. Have a great time celebrating and talk to you soon.

jlc said...

She will make one EXQUISITE First Lady.



Are you excited for tomorrow??? :)

jlc said...

She will make one EXQUISITE First Lady.



Are you excited for tomorrow??? :)

Susi said...

wow. That's really a great article.
I hope you had fun at your ball :)

Tsoniki Crazy Bull said...

Her letter is perfectly written, I look forward to her being the First Lady!

Lauren Vargas said...

Thank you for posting. As a friend reminded me (in this time), "Let us not talk about politics. Just take the moment for what it is."

Butterfly Wife said...

A very nice article. Thanks for posting.

. Becca . said...

That's a beautiful letter!

Ann M. said...

Thanks for posting this. It is a great letter. I think that they both feel like they have something to prove to us because he never served in the military. Personally it doesn't bother me (I feel that's one of the reasons they have advisers and a cabinet), and I really hope that she does help make things better for the families that need it.

The Mrs. said...

perhaps not my political cup of tea but she is a very classy lady. I wish her and her family the best of luck in the coming years!