24
May
11

hey, the president drove past a todder today!

Thank you so much for sharing the photos, Titti πŸ˜‰


27 Responses to “hey, the president drove past a todder today!”


  1. 1 Fred
    May 24, 2011 at 2:14 pm

    πŸ˜€

  2. 2 Suzanne
    May 24, 2011 at 2:16 pm

    Thank you, titti! What fun to feel a part of a global community. It looks like a lot of people were lining the streets, too.

  3. May 24, 2011 at 2:17 pm

    had to think for a second on what the heck is todder.

  4. 5 GGail
    May 24, 2011 at 2:20 pm

    LOL! I thought Chipsticks had mis-typed toddler – then I scrolled down and saw that it was a member of our beloved TOD family. Chip – you scared the bejebbers out of me!!! Way to go titti !

  5. 8 kelly
    May 24, 2011 at 2:22 pm

    Awww Titti thanks for uploading the pics so fast for us. Look at that crowd, beautiful.

  6. 9 Titti
    May 24, 2011 at 2:25 pm

    Awwww thanks for posting em Chips.

    @ Suzanne – there were tons of people at both locations I went to (Westminster Abbey and Downing st.). I’m not one for exercise (no buses you have to walk) otherwise I would have ventured down to Buckingham Palace.

  7. 11 Titti
    May 24, 2011 at 2:31 pm

    OT: Mrs O is going to Oxford Uni tomorrow with a group of students from the Elisabeth Garrett Anderson School where she gave that emotional speech on her 1st visit to London. She has been keeping in touch with the school and asked for the girls to be invited (from (hard copy) London Evening Standard).

  8. 13 sherijr
    May 24, 2011 at 2:32 pm

    WEll done Titti- thank you for sharing these with us- a lovely turn-out for our First Couple, thank you London!

  9. 14 mtmarilyn
    May 24, 2011 at 3:01 pm

    Thanks for sharing your pictures Titti! It’s almost like we were there.

  10. 15 Sue in Minnesota
    May 24, 2011 at 3:24 pm

    What a gorgeous day…thank you Titti for sharing your experience, I hope you got a good look and that our President gave you a wave!

    It is so lovely to think that our “Todder” family spans the globe….

  11. 16 P
    May 24, 2011 at 4:27 pm

    ***Jealous***
    Thanks for sharing Titi

  12. 17 Tien Le
    May 24, 2011 at 4:38 pm

    Okay GEL LUS!

  13. 18 Dakota
    May 24, 2011 at 5:20 pm

    Thanks Titti!

  14. 19 VC prezOfan2
    May 24, 2011 at 7:59 pm

    CHIPSTICKS, please use a capital ‘T’ next time. Your titles are going to be ‘the death of me’ one of these days! 😦 For the number of times I’ve fallen for your ‘gotcha’ titles you’d think I’d be far more wary, but nooooo. Do you have any idea how many time I went over the pics, back and forth, trying to spot this ‘toddler’? I spotted the solitary soul on the balcony of the second picture, and peered myopically, but no toddler, so I gave up and went to read the comments.

    I suppose it helps my feelings to discover that I’m usually not the only one who get caught. πŸ˜‰

    Thanks for the job you’ve been doing. πŸ˜† I tell you girl, I have NEVER travelled so much in my life until I linked arms with you, and the TOD family members are such wonderful travel companions!

    [P.S. I am seriously considering travelling for real in 2013 for the Inauguration. I can’t remember which family member suggested the idea of meeting up, but it has been lingering in the back of my mind, and as time draws nearer I sure hope the idea will be explored.]

    • May 24, 2011 at 8:04 pm

      Hiya VC! The problem is because of the WordPress theme I use for this site, I can’t use capital letters in the post titles – weird! But your toddler mistake left me weepin’ laughing πŸ˜†

      Completely love ya VC, I’d be a lonely old traveler if I didn’t have you and the rest of the gang on this beautiful trip πŸ˜‰

    • 21 sherijr
      May 24, 2011 at 8:26 pm

      You cracked me up VC, I looked for the toddLer too !

      I’ll be at the Inauguration come hell or highwater, I’m moving to MD this year.. so maybe I’ll be in a position to host some out of towners by then πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚

      • 22 VC prezOfan2
        May 24, 2011 at 10:32 pm

        Isn’t it awesome to be able to laugh together as we do? Being seriously technology challenged*, I have never enjoyed my computer as much as I have since finding the PBO-loving sites.

        Sheri, is MD really close to Washington? My American geography is non-existent and I’m really not much of a traveller, but the idea of being there for the next PBO inauguration has really lodged itself in my head. The suggestion was made to rent a combined suite (or suites?) so that those TOD members who couldn’t handle the boots-on-the-ground aspect would stay/meet there and watch together, then connect up later and celebrate with those TOD-ers who had been in the thick of the action. I figure something like this would have to be planned in advance, so I hope we’ll remind ourselves periodically as the time approaches, because PBO’s 2nd Inauguration would be such a good time to have a ‘family reunion’.

        [* Example = Don’t laugh, but my mouse wasn’t working and I couldn’t get the scroll thingie to move so I figured something was wrong with my new (1 year old) laptop and I would probably have to take it back to the dealer. The laptop was a present which I had barely used all these months because it was ‘strange’ and my old computer was doing fine. However, during the past week The Obama Diary wasn’t clear and it would sometimes wiggle around, which forced me to look again at the laptop. So here I was trying to remember where I had put the paperwork (given to me by the gift giver)in order to get the laptop checked out, when my tech-aware sister dropped by. I mentioned my frustration with both computers in limbo. Problem? The mouse needed a new battery….. I had 2 packages of those lying around! No need for a trip to the dealer, after all. ;)]

        • 23 sherijr
          May 24, 2011 at 10:53 pm

          Oh VC too funny about your mouse, I’m very glad it worked out to be something easy.

          I’m moving to Baltimore – two of my sons live near there and I think DC is only 30 minutes or so depending on traffic from DC πŸ™‚ And it is accessible by Metro- subway. So yep it is very doable. I’m moving by end of summer or early fall.. and so will, hopefully have time to get things relatively liveable before the election. As long as I’m there, as long as I’ve got a home thats got room (thats my plan)- then my doors will be open to TODDERS. Count on it.

          • 24 VC prezOfan2
            May 25, 2011 at 1:43 am

            πŸ™‚ I sure hope there’ll be a discussion on this as the election gets closer.

            Night, night!

  15. 25 VC prezOfan2
    May 24, 2011 at 8:01 pm

    Thank you for sharing your pictures, Titti, even if I couldn’t find the hidden toddler. πŸ˜‰

  16. 26 Dudette
    May 24, 2011 at 11:33 pm

    Proud Todder here! Wish I could’ve been there today! Thanks for the great pictures!

  17. 27 Titti
    May 25, 2011 at 5:33 am

    ROFL – you guys are too much. Toddler indeed. Had to ‘retire’ early yesterday (I would’ve been in hospital had I walked to B. Palace).

    It was a pleasure guys, only wished I had actually gotten some outstanding snaps.


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