Magical Truthsaying Bastard Shadesong (shadesong) wrote,
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Elayna and the 2000 Election

Last political post of the day, I promise, but I just told this story to murnkay, and I wanted to share and put it in its own post to I could memory it.

Did I ever tell you what Elayna had to say about the 2000 election?

This is when we were living in a townhouse. I was asleep. She'd wandered down for breakfast and cartoons. And she YELLED up the stairs. "Mommy! There's something wrong on the TV!"

I looked at the clock. "Cartoons start in ten minutes!" (PBS is news until it's cartoons.

"No, something's REALLY wrong!"

So I go downstairs. She's riveted to the TV. She turns to look up at me in utter disbelief, and she says, "They're saying George Bush might have won the election!"

Five years old, man.


Other Elayna LJ memories include:

When Elayna discovered that candy contains sugar
When Elayna broke her arm


When Elayna met Neil Gaiman.
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