Monday, January 19, 2009

The Move To The Whitehouse

On Tuesday the Obamas move into the White House. The White House resident staff has about 6 hours to transition from it being the Bush home to being the Obama home. BBC has a story about how the White House resident staff plans and manages the transition. did a Q&A with the Whitehouse curator back in September partly focusing on the various pieces of furniture an incoming Presidential family has to choose from when decorating the Whitehouse.

(Edit: The link doesn't work anymore. The slate has been wiped clean with the Obama Presidency, apparently starting with

Back in November Slate did a story on the various things a President can and cannot change in the Whitehouse, looking back at what some previous Presidents have done.

And finally, some humor from Uncyclopedia about possible choices the Obamas might make with various pieces of furniture.

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