My first non stop 4 hour legislative session.
Karen Hanson was elected on the first ballot. The process for electronic voting was so incredibly tedious and draconian.... just get us paper ballots and let the vote fairies count them. With the machines it was "seat one elipsis equals 10 seconds, each seat equals 1 minute or more. There were twelve seats. AAAAAARRRRGH.
The pigeon started flying around the hall at seat one.
Then there was the positively amazing Integrity Eucharist. Kudos, kudos to Randy Kimmler and Barbara Harris transported us,
And the morning and the evening were the 3rd day,