Tag Archives: President Obama

What the White House has to say about selling social media

ShareTweet This week I was fortunate enough to ask Macon Phillips, the director of the office of new media at the White House, how he is able to hurdle government bureaucracy and create some of the Web’s most innovative uses … Continue reading

Posted in Observations on Creativity | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

We have a new president, and I'm inspired

ShareTweet We made it home after my phone battery died so I had to stop blogging from my phone. The Internet was so spotty, it was for the best. I must say it was a great decision to go down … Continue reading

Posted in Those Few Occasions When I Am Somewhere Exciting Enough to LIVE BLOG! | Tagged , | Leave a comment

11.20 and the presidents come out. The crowd alternatively boos and cheers

ShareTweet Carter gets cheers, Bush an awkward silence and a few flag waves, Clinton gets yet more cheers. Laura Bush and Lynn Cheney get loud boos. Then the speakers go out and we don’t hear Michelle Obama being announced with … Continue reading

Posted in Those Few Occasions When I Am Somewhere Exciting Enough to LIVE BLOG! | Tagged , | Leave a comment

8:22 it took us an hour and a half to get into position

ShareTweet So much for checkpoints!! There wasn’t a single one. So much also for restrictions on what you can bring onto the mall…there are people here with full-out picnic gear – chairs, blankets, backpacks, cards, food everything! Too bad we … Continue reading

Posted in Those Few Occasions When I Am Somewhere Exciting Enough to LIVE BLOG! | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Some links to concert coverage

ShareTweet Flickr photos: http://tinyurl.com/9wf8qe MTV Coverage and photos: http://tinyurl.com/95jwat WAPO Live blog: http://tinyurl.com/8xcxpr YouTube potpouri: http://tinyurl.com/7kbass

Posted in Those Few Occasions When I Am Somewhere Exciting Enough to LIVE BLOG! | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Beyonce at Inaugural Opening 'We Are One' Concert

ShareTweet [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1pLFnPgD3g] This came a close second to Bono’s performance with U2. Even watching it on my computer gives me chills – especially when everyone comes up on the stage to sing together. Incredible.

Posted in Those Few Occasions When I Am Somewhere Exciting Enough to LIVE BLOG! | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

WE ARE ONE – DC – Amazing concert on the Mall

ShareTweet We started out biking down close then swarms of people surrounded us, we regretted it, and took forever to backtrack. But we ended up with a sweet spot just below the Washington monument with about 10 screens in view … Continue reading

Posted in Those Few Occasions When I Am Somewhere Exciting Enough to LIVE BLOG! | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Obama's Letter to His Daughters: A Must-Read

ShareTweet In celebration of the last week of Bush’s 8 painful years as president, I encourage all to read the beautiful writing of our next president in a letter to his daughters: ‘What I Want for You — and Every … Continue reading

Posted in Media Observations | Tagged , , | Leave a comment