A Cold Day in Heaven: Report from D.C., Pre-Speech
Realistic goals: A hallmark of the new presidential administration.
On the ground, it's largely pandemonium free, but our correspondent does not expect this to last. "There are 2 million people, but it's pretty calm. There's a mood of anticipation. I think they'll go crazy when Obama starts speaking."
Our correspondent is fortunate to be joined in her adventure by her brother, a cop, who's getting law enforcement updates from a Twitter feed of some kind, so she can keep tabs on the Obamas' movements. Eat your heart out, CNN.
It is 27 degrees -- 14 degrees if you factor in the wind.