Dear All, meet the outfit I wore on the American Election Day. Yes, red, blue, and white it is! It was fun and interesting to be in the U.S. during the election. I got to go with my colleague to the pool in a near by school, and I have to say it looked pretty similar to what it looks like when we vote in Sweden, although I am very surprised that you don’t need to show any personal identification card to vote. The Americans also get to vote about so many other things that we never vote about – their ballot is thick – or what about if fireworks should be allowed or not. For an outsider it is also hard to understand the point with electoral votes, and not use the popular votes, so that everyone’s vote count the same, and I know that many Americans would agree with me. Of course my hosts and I followed the election vigil on the television, but we did not have to stay up very late, as it was not that thrill that expected. I wish President Obama all the best, and I really hope that he will be able to get the American economy going, as it is so important for the U.S. and the rest of the world!
I also want to say, that I think the U.S. is a great country to visit. There is tremendously a lot of things to see and to do, and where ever you go, in the stores, in restaurants, etc., people are friendly! I know some people would say – oh it is only superficial – yes, it might be, but you know, I rather get a superficial smile and compliments, than no smile and no compliments which often is the case in Swedish stores.
By the way, have you seen the cat in the corner – it is my colleague’s cat Mojo! She is a sweet little thing with a beautiful fur. Having her in the picture makes me feel a little like my the stylish and fun Izzywizz at Colour Makes People, who often has one of her cats or her dog in here pictures. Why don’t you have a look at her blog?
I wish you all a great weekend, mine has just started!
T-shirt – Esprit; Belt – Lindex; Skirt – Norgaard på Ströget; Sunglasses – Bought in Turkey; Scarf – Zara; Necklace – Gift from my co-supervisior at the day I defended my thesis; Bracelet – H&M; Flats – Clarks