tisdag, februari 05, 2008

White House Weddings for All

"Oh, gosh - I have to vote in the primary," I said to myself out loud this morning.

Right after trying to answer the "What's a primary?" question of the second grader in the car with me, I had to field the next question.

"Do you get to vote for yourself?"
Why not?
I'm not running for president.
Why not?
Because I have stories to read at night and other things I want to do, things I couldn't do if I were president because I would be too busy.
But if you were president, we could live in the White House and you could do anything you wanted.

Let's see. She is seven years old. I guess that's the only kind of presidency that she has ever known.