CharlieMC (charliemc) wrote,

  • Mood:

National Day of Renewal and Reconciliation, 2009 -- and the 2009 Australian Open

President Obama used the White House blog to declare January 20, 2009, a National Day of Renewal and Reconciliation. It's an impressive proclamation and a good way to get started.

By the way, I'm impressed that Obama took charge of the WhiteHouse.Org website so quickly and smoothly. I think the White House website is really elegant and lovely. Personally, I like a very simple design that's easy to navigate. (And I'm not always that easy to please, so...)

What an amazing day. There was a sort of 'party' feel all day long.

In other news, the Australian Open started yesterday. (And, NO, I don't like their website at all. Too bad that like most tennis websites, they don't get that less is more... sigh...)

Even when I'm not actually watching the tennis, I love listening to it. It's very comforting, somehow. I enjoy hearing the discussion of various players and their skills and training, the history of the game and on and on. It also seems like a sign that spring isn't too far away, when the tennis season starts! And, of course, it's summer Down Under!

I can't wait for the warm weather and it's only January. But watching tennis gives me hope that we'll soon be playing again. (smile)
Tags: 2009, january-2009, political, politics, tennis

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.