We Found Our Seats!! (Amy – West Chazy, NY)

It was another busy and exciting day in DC. We started the day with a reception at the Library of Congress with Senator Dick Durbin.dc-1-19-09-011

Kacie and Jerika were introduced to the Senator, which was pretty neat.


While we were hanging out in the back corner during this event , we were approached by a reporter for an Illinois newspaper, who interviewed us for a story in her paper. There are reporters and camera crews everywhere!

Our next stop was at Arlington National Cemetary.


We could have spent much more time here, however we had tickets to the Kids Inaugural Concert at the Verizon Center.

Guess what?


We found our seats as opposed to yesterday’s concert that we didn’t make it to. Michelle Obama and Jill Biden were there with their children/grandchildren. Everyone seemed to really enjoy the show, which consisted of performers such as Miley Cyrus, The Jonas Brothers, and Demi Lovato. The metro ride home was quite interesting. It was almost like a pep rally. One man got the crowd to chant different things, such as “O-bam-a”.

It was a fun day!


4 Responses

  1. I am glad that I can see the events from the perspective of a North Country New York Family! Thanks for keeping us posted on whats going on in the real world. I know that today will be filled with high emotions as you watch the tides of history move first hand. We’ll be waiting here for you to come home so we can hear your stories.
    PS Have FUN!

  2. OMG! Jerika I am so sorry I missed yOu on the news the other night ! Miss sitting with you on the bus! Today we watched the inoguration in social studies sooo we got to whitness Obama become prestident (“historical moment!” In chior voice) . Cant beleive still that you got to go see a historical moment :-P. HAHA Just Kidding! Well dont forget my belated B day presant! I have yours so Ill give it to you when you get back. CANT WAIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Hey LaValley family – how awesome!! What an experience for your family. I didn’t know that you were attending. Have a great time and enjoy every single minute.

  4. Hi Amy, Ron, Jerika and Kasey,

    It looks like you all are having a wonderful time! I love the pictures! I’m so glad you were able to have this experience and represent the North Country. Everything is going well at the barn. See you when you return


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