Paula Hendricks

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Middle aged white women in tears on the phone

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I am still digesting last night. I chose to stay home and watch the election results alone — so I could channel surf as I wished. I was a bit concerned that I wasn’t reaching out, going out, that my being alone was not a good sign. But I wasn’t alone.

The first call I got was from a woman from the old neighborhood. Our parents were friends and she called, wasn’t even sure she had my right phone number — wanted to connect and reminisce about our parents and how much they would have loved this.

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Written by phwebnet

November 5, 2008 at 10:24 pm

Vote! It’s important

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I’m sitting at the League of Women Voters here in San Francisco – answering phones about voter registration, irregularities at the polls, offering up phone numbers to others who can help.

1.866.687. 8683 (866 OUR VOTE) is the hot line for voter irregularities provided by The Election Protection Coalition.

The Huffington Post has a  whole section just for voting problems.

Later today I’ll be glued to the TV and my monitor and my crackberry – getting the latest info from everywhere. How exciting! How scary! How hopeful!

Go vote. It’s important.

Written by phwebnet

November 4, 2008 at 8:03 pm