Last week, I had dinner with the Schwartz family.  These people are amazing.  For realz… During dinner, Janine told me that President Obama would be at a fundraiser at the house two doors down from her place this week.  I told her that August and I would DEF come back that night, to try and catch a glimpse of the President. We spent most of our time hanging out outside watching the fancy pants guests arrive and the Secret Service agents walking around looking important (and cute!).  August was his usual monkey self and climbed around the Schwartz’s front porch…

…or went up and down the steep hill in the neighbor’s front yard.  The brick building in the background is where Obama was set to arrive.

It’s getting dark earlier and earlier here in New England.  But it was unseasonably warm, so it was the PERFECT night to stalk the President…

…or hide in the bushes.

We had to be wanded by a metal detector since we were hanging out.  I asked if August could be wanded just for kicks.  He didn’t dig it so much.

He just wanted to stare at the helicopter that circled the block for half and hour.

Finally, we saw signs that he was coming.

After his limo pulled into the driveway, Harry, Janine, Emet, August, the two neighbors and I RAN into the neighbor’s house (did you hear someone say “Come on guys!” at the end of the first video?) and out onto their back porch so we could see this:

[Sorry it’s so dark.  But the VOICE is undeniable!]

HOLY CROW!!!! After that thrill, we went back to Janine’s to eat dinner and gloat to friends and family.  A little while later, the neighbor called to say that Obama was leaving soon.  We dashed out the door, and waited a short while to see him leave the fundraiser.  I totally chickened out on asking the President to congratulate my little school for earning the highest scores on Massachusetts’s standardized test in the STATE!!!  Dammit.

What a night!!!  Gobama!!!