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Day 20 {the inauguration}

Tuesday, 20 January 2009

Today's pictures mostly centre around this huge day in history. I remember where I was the day the Challenger exploded, the day Princess Diana died and when 9/11 happened. My parents remember where they were the day that JFK was shot. This is another huge day in history (except it's a positive one) and I wanted to capture the boys and what they were doing at that exact moment.

Owen watching the Clintons come in. He was actually awake and watching the tv.



The swearing in hasn't happened yet, but Obama is the president. Yet another piece of info I would not know if it weren't for CNN.



The boys playing as Barack Obama is sworn in.



Owen playing on the floor during the speech.



My dad and Scarlett.



The boys playing peekabo. This picture is terrible as my flash didn't fire but I posted it anyway. They are interacting with each other more and more and I want to make sure I keep documenting it.



This was funny. I was trying to get Ethan to smile and Owen jumped out from behind the wall and smiled at me.





Other than that, the day had a few surprises. Owen continues to surprise me at how long he can stand on his own. And out of nowhere, Ethan is now taking 5 or 6 steps at a time totally unsupported.



That's about it. Thanks for looking!

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5 Responses to “Day 20 {the inauguration}”

Melissa said...

Beautiful pictures, Jen! The boys look so very handsome! You continue to amaze me with your beautiful pictures of the simplest moments!

Shannon said...

So cute! But I would like to remind you that you are Canadian, not American! he he he JK. Your photos are fabulous as always.

Debra said...

It's great knowing that people all over the world were watching today. Thanks for sharing how you got to view it, with the boys entertaining you during it!

Erika said...

Such a great idea to capture the historic moment for your children! The pictures are wonderful, they are so cute!! :)

Chreamps said...

Such wonderful photo's and a wonderful day in history - great way to document it. You can show them these pictures in the years ahead!