When President Obama was elected to his first term, I was completely caught up in Obama fever. I was in India when he was inaugurated. I remember telling my travel agent I didn’t care where we were, or what she’d planned, I was going to be watching TV. As it turned out, we were in the South, in a tiny hill station 7,500 feet above sea level. On a tea plantation in Munnar.
It was quite a remote spot, and I was concerned there’d be no way I’d be able to watch. Happily I was wrong. Our resort had one television set, in a large alcove off the dining room.
And there I was, at 1:30 in the morning, with other tourists from all over the world — Germany, France, Continue reading