Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Sarah Palin Rally in Jacksonville!!!

I think because we had Olivia with us, they asked us to sit behind the podium. I'm so glad that we actually had a seat as we waited for close to 3 hours before Sarah spoke. It was a long morning.

This is two of my very best friends....Diane and Becky! We are conservatives through and through! I'm not sure that Sarah has more devoted supporters!

I could not resist taking a picture of this man's t-shirt! I loved it!!!

The only bad part about sitting where we did was...the view! Unfortunately, we looked at her back most of the speech. She did manage to turn around a few times and wave! Still, I was just grateful we were there and we could sit.....all those people you see in front of her had been standing for at least 3 hours.

Great crowd shot! These people were loud, crazy and on fire for the cause! I'm so glad I got up early (5am) to go! I'm exhausted, but in a good way! I feel like I was part of something special.

They did have a large video screen so I could actually see her face at times, however, it was off to the side and very awkward to see.

Here's our girl as she turned around and waved to us! I have to tell you, I wouldn't want to be on her bad side for all the tea in China! She's a tough one.

This lady in front of me kept raising a huge sign blocking our view a few times. When she wasn't fiddling with the sign...her camera was in my way. I just barely made this shot.

Governor Palin had some political company today.....Florida Senator Mel Martinez.........

.........and Governor Charlie Crist.

Since Nathan and Amelia were in school, I took Olivia with us. She did so well! Considering we sat around for 3 hours with nothing for her to do, she was so well behaved. I brought some snacks and that kept her busy some. She napped, and we watched the police and other law enforcement boats.

I took this for all of my homeschooling buddies! This was only one sign of at least two others that I saw representing the homeschooling community!!

If you're into celebrities (which I've been known to be at times), this is the back of Greta VanSusteren's head (FOX NEWS HOST). She did turn around to wave but sometimes these digital camera's make me so mad when there is a few second delay before actually snapping the picture. Anyway...I promise you...it's really her.

And lastly, this is just one of the law enforcement boats that cruised the St. John's River as the rally was taking place. Let me just assure you...the men in these boats were wearing bullet proof vests and were holding VERY LARGE rifles.

All in all, it was a great day. I hope the debate goes well tonight. I'm not sure I can watch though.....it's getting harder and harder for me to stomach this stuff. Is it November 4th yet??

1 comment:

Therese said...

I saw McCain/Palin last week-it was Wonderful!!!