We can sometimes get jaded, angry, cynical and frustrated. But deep down our hearts still beat a little faster at an inspiring speech and we get choked up at a pure gesture of kindness. A sweet report on National Public Radio today, epitomized the heart and soul of the electoral process here in the United States. Pop over to the NPR website and see the signs made by third graders in the tiny town of Antrim, New Hampshire, encouraging the grown ups to vote. You can also see the election official from the same town, who baked homemade peanut butter cookies for people to enjoy after they voted. Turnout was terrific, so she was down to the last three cookies by late morning! If you can, do listen to the full five minute report.
To all our neighbors up in New Hampshire who voted today, let me echo one of the signs painted by a third grader:
“Good Job Voting!”
- no matter whom you cast your ballot for...