Tag Archives: voting

Today I Voted….

Yep, this afternoon I went and voted with my children in tow. I had a hard time picking who to vote for. I was wishing I could create a new candidate called McBamaBee – the best of three candidates that I find interesting for one reason or another. But since I couldn’t I had to choose one. It was exciting to go to the polling booth and feel like there was still a reason to go (you know, the whole thing hadn’t been decided yet.)
Katrina, Jack and I all proudly accepted our ‘I voted’ stickers.

Reasons to Vote

I take voting very seriously. I have never missed a major election and haven’t missed many of the ‘minor’ ones. I have tried to instill the importance of voting in my children. So much so, in fact, that I spent an hour during the last presidential election getting my oldest stepson to vote(his car was broken) even though he was going to vote for ‘the other guy.’
A dear friend of mine and I sit on the opposite sides of the political fence. We don’t talk about politics too much because we don’t want it to harm our friendship. But there are some things we agree on and that is that every single vote counts.
The other day she passed me a couple of articles that I want to share with you. There is still plenty of time for you to get out and vote today! If you aren’t registered, make it a top priority this coming year. We are so blessed to live in a country where we can vote for candidates. It is appalling how many people throw that priviledge and right away. Other citizens around the world are dying to have what we take for granted.

Continue reading