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Sep
12

Three Days In September

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President Obama hugs a supporter at the Gator’s Dockside restaurant while campaigning in Orlando, Florida, September 8

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by Dudette

My Unconventional Covention Diary

As most of you know, my sister and I were a couple of the unfortunate souls with Community Credentials who had planned to be in the Bank of America stadium for PBO’s acceptance speech on Thursday. When it was moved back to the Convention Center due to forecasts of thunderstorms, we were heartbroken. Although our credentials would not let get us into the convention center, we decided to go to Charlotte anyway to soak up some of the atmosphere. I posted a few comments about our trip on previous posts, but a couple of TODers mentioned that they missed my story.

My comments were not posted in real-time, because, for me, it’s such a pain trying to post on the blog from my phone. Also some of my comments are out of sequence and I left out  a few things. So I thought it might be fun to go back and put my comments in order of when the subject described was happening (see the links below) and add a few thoughts that I left out. So Here ya go!  Sorry for the long post.

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Dudette & Sister Road Dawg Finally Get to Charlotte – see here

What I left out: Although we arrived  at the hotel at 3:30AM on Thursday morning. We were so amped, we stayed up until almost 5:30AM giggling with excitement, watching news reports and online videos of convention speeches from Tuesday and Wednesday. I love my sister very much.

Click to read the rest of Dudette’s masterpiece!

08
Sep
12

Kissimmee: Fired Up!

Back in a while 😉

08
Sep
12

Heads Up: President Obama in Kissimmee, Florida

4:30 ET: President Obama delivers remarks at Kissimmee Civic Center

C-Span * CNN * CBS 1 * CBS 2

Streaming has started at CBS

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President Obama meets customers at a table in the West Tampa Sandwich Shop and Restaurant after stopping his tour bus to order food while campaigning across Florida, September 8

More photos later

08
Sep
12

Nope, still no enthusiasm

St. Petersburg, Sept 8 (Oliver Knox)

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An oldie ….. but hey, we’re all feeling like this today:

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President Obama shakes hands with former Florida Republican Governor Charlie Crist prior to speaking during a campaign event at St. Petersburg Seminole Campus

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08
Sep
12

Rise and Shine – and Heads Up!

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Heads up!

10:55 ET (estimated time): President Obama delivers remarks at St. Petersburg College-Seminole Campus

C-Span * CNN * CBS 1 * CBS 2

Later:

4:30 ET: Delivers remarks at Kissimmee Civic Center

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SeaCoastOnline: Folks were as optimistic as the sunny day as they left Strawbery Banke Museum after President Barack Obama’s remarks to a crowd of an estimated 6,000 people.

“You really got the feeling that this was about you,” said Jude Flynn of Kittery, Maine. …. “He needs to finish the job he began on turning around the economy,” he said. “I also agree on his principles of allowing people to make choices on marriage and other things. I feel safe with him. The other side is scary to me.”

“We definitely need to go forward with the president’s plans,” said Pat Dunnell of Manchester, who was accompanied by her husband, Bud. “I don’t want Medicare vouchers,” she said.

….. “I’m also for women’s choice,” Corinne Baker of Hampton said. “If you’re a woman, you have to vote for him.”

Lilly Ramos-Spooner of Manchester was with two friends and her 9-year-old granddaughter, Sophia Victoria Spooner. “I am so motivated right now,” she said. “There were a lot of young people surrounding us and they all said they were signing up to vote after today.”

More here

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Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Sept 7

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08
Sep
12

One more time…… A Good Sport

Rodeo:

NASCAR:

Gymnastics:

Cycling:

Quarterbacking:

Prize Fighting:

Pretend-golf:

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