7:29 PM PT: Before Michelle Obama begins speaking, the DNC plays a short video about her life story.
7:30 PM PT: I don't know about you, but I'm still enjoying the afterglow of Julián Castro's phenomenal keynote. Quite a way to warm up the crowd for Michelle!7:32 PM PT:
7:33 PM PT: Oooh! Exercise. Somewhere Sarah Palin and Michele Bachmann are hoarding sugar cookies and Mountain Dew for first graders.
7:34 PM PT: On gardening: "You can grow your own Barack-oli."
7:36 PM PT: Military mom Elaine Brye is introducing the first lady. "I'm not even a political person, but what I am is a military mom."
7:37 PM PT: "My husband and I are so proud of our five kids." Four of them are of service age—one in each service. The fifth is still in high school, and Brye jokes she hopes that one joins the Coast Guard.
7:37 PM PT: Speaking of families with five children ... remember how Mitt Romney's sons "served" the nation?
7:39 PM PT: Somewhere, GOP operatives are trying to "fact check" this speech.
7:39 PM PT: And here's Michelle, beautiful as always, huge smile on her face.7:40 PM PT: 7:45 PM PT: