― Today is a big day in our country as we vote to elect our president. The race is pretty much neck and neck as both candidates turn into the straightaway and we hold our collective breath to see what tomorrow will bring. Democrat or Republican. Obama or Romney. Blue or red. ∙ The weather's not cooperating in much of the northeast today. It's even chilly and gray in Florida this morning as people flock (I hope) to the polls to vote. I voted early, as soon as the polls opened over a week [...].