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Fri May 10, 2019, 10:50 AM

 

Kamala Harris: "I took a few deep breaths. I was excited, and I was nervous."

Sen. Kamala Harris on Being 'Momala'

When I met Doug, the man who would become my husband, I also met a man who was a divorced father of two children, Cole and Ella, named after John Coltrane and Ella Fitzgerald. As a child of divorce, I knew how hard it could be when your parents start to date other people. And I was determined not to insert myself in their lives until Doug and I had established we were in this for the long haul. Children need consistency; I didnít want to insert myself into their lives as a temporary fixture because I didnít want to disappoint them. Thereís nothing worse than disappointing a child.

So, we took it slow, and Doug and I put a lot of thought into when and how I would first meet the kids. And that meant waiting. As we waited, anticipation grew. When the day finally came, I had butterflies in my stomach. The plan was to go to a seafood hut off the Pacific Coast Highway called the Reel Inn, a favorite of the kids.

On my way to meet Doug, I picked up a tin of cookies and tied a ribbon in a bow around them. I took a few deep breaths. I was excited, and I was nervous. I rehearsed what I would say. Would the kids think the cookies were really nice or really weird? Was the ribbon too much? (The ribbon was probably a little extra, but over the years Cole and Ella have spared me by not telling me that.)


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WeekiWater May 2019 OP
Funtatlaguy May 2019 #1
DesertRat May 2019 #2
maxsolomon May 2019 #4
DesertRat May 2019 #8
zonkers May 2019 #10
lucca18 May 2019 #3
djacq May 2019 #5
TreasonousBastard May 2019 #6
yaesu May 2019 #7
Butterflylady May 2019 #9
JI7 May 2019 #11
NBachers May 2019 #12
demmiblue May 2019 #13
femmedem May 2019 #14

Response to WeekiWater (Original post)

Fri May 10, 2019, 10:54 AM

1. She is pure class. I love her

 

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Elizabeth Warren

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Response to WeekiWater (Original post)

Fri May 10, 2019, 11:15 AM

2. I loved this story

 

She would be a wonderful president. Thanks for posting.
If I were to vote in a presidential
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Kamala Harris

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Response to DesertRat (Reply #2)

Fri May 10, 2019, 12:22 PM

4. She's the smart choice.

 

she can eviscerate President Asshole.
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Response to maxsolomon (Reply #4)

Fri May 10, 2019, 12:37 PM

8. I think so too

 

She's whip-smart, well-prepared and unafraid of the asshole in chief. I would love to see them in a debate.
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Response to DesertRat (Reply #2)

Fri May 10, 2019, 12:58 PM

10. If I was casting for a hollywood version of a an awesome female persident. She would be it.

 

Leads with her heart. Whip smart. Sense of humor. I will stop now. She is a beautiful and real person. Uintended effects of Trump and his BS really have putting such a major spotlight on her and so many other great democratic leaders.
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Response to WeekiWater (Original post)

Fri May 10, 2019, 12:15 PM

3. Thank you. I loved reading this about Kamala.

 

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Response to WeekiWater (Original post)

Fri May 10, 2019, 12:29 PM

6. Barack and Michelle in one package? Sounds great.

 

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Amy Klobuchar

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Response to WeekiWater (Original post)

Fri May 10, 2019, 12:29 PM

7. One I my fav candidates. nt

 

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Response to WeekiWater (Original post)

Fri May 10, 2019, 12:41 PM

9. Loved the story!

 

These are the things I like reading about our candidates, not the negative pieces that some like to post about the candidates to lower peoples opinion of them.
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Response to WeekiWater (Original post)

Fri May 10, 2019, 01:08 PM

11. we need more of this type of stuff on female candidates

 

we always have nice and fun non political stories on men.

with women the non political stuff is usually about physical appearance .
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Response to WeekiWater (Original post)

Fri May 10, 2019, 01:21 PM

12. I switched from Kamala to Joe; my heart it torn between them.

 

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Response to WeekiWater (Original post)

Fri May 10, 2019, 01:50 PM

13. Very heartwarming.

 

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Response to WeekiWater (Original post)

Fri May 10, 2019, 02:44 PM

14. This is great. The male candidates have benefited from having their personal lives publicized.

 

And this has helped people relate to them.

I think people genuinely like Kamala even without this, but it presents a side of her you don't see, of course, when she's questioning Kavanaugh or Barr.
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