Let’s take a moment to revel in the fact the Joe Biden and Kamala Harris won the 2020 presidential election! How are you feeling? And where were you when you heard the news?
Around 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, I had just stepped outside to see how warm the day was and if the boys would need to wear jackets. Suddenly, our neighbors started cheering, and people walking by were hugging and laughing. Cars driving by blasted their horns. I ran back inside and Alex looked up from his phone and yelled, “Biden won!” It was such a glorious moment!
If you celebrated, how did you do so? And I loved the part of Biden’s victory speech, when he said, “Folks, I’m a proud Democrat. But I will govern as an American president. I’ll work as hard for those who didn’t vote for me as those who did.” I’m looking forward to America coming together. xoxo
In other news:
* Early data shows that Pfizer’s vaccine is more than 90% effective, reports the New York Times. Keep the good news coming!
* Georgia will hold two run-off elections in January, which will essentially determine which party has control of the Senate. (These run-off elections are happening because no candidate in the two races won at least 50% of the vote; you can read more about it in the New York Times.) We’ve donated to support Jon Ossoff‘s and Raphael Warnock‘s campaigns. Please join us, if you’re able to.
* We also gladly donated to Stacey Abrams’s organization Fair Fight, which helps promote fair elections in Georgia and around the country and encourage voter participation in elections.
A huge sigh of relief and happiness today, and sending love to you all.
P.S. Raising race-conscious children and happiness vs. wholeness.
(Photo by Olivier Douliery.)