Cherish

It is almost 11pm. I just rocked my daughter to sleep. I’m hoping that she manages to stay that way long enough for me to write this post. I can hear her start to hiccup, and that is usually a sign that she is about to wake up. Everyday she changes and grows. My mom … More Cherish

Wannabe Troubadour

Music is magic. It transmits emotion, stories, space, and can do all that without words. Add some words to the music and the creations get even more complex. It’s magic. It’s witchcraft. I write a good amount of bards and troubadours in my stories. And in this case the old adage is true. My writing … More Wannabe Troubadour

Holding my Girl

She’s so tiny and fits in my arms. I how her close and she snuggles in. We rock and rock until she sleeps. If I put her down and she cries, I get to pick her up yet again. The cycle repeats. Hours pass. Tired and tired and tired and tired. But I don’t want … More Holding my Girl

My Mom is Mighty

The truth is I was going to write about something else other than my not-quite-a-week-old baby today. Not that I had anything specific in mind, but I was thinking maybe a week straight was too much. Then two things happened. The first is my mother, who is in town to help us out for a … More My Mom is Mighty

Doing our Best!

Our brand new baby girl has been here about 24 hours. I already love her so much, but that has been true since even before she was born. But, she is a lot of work. Every two hours she needs feeding. And changing. I would add holding to that list as well, but that hardly … More Doing our Best!

Some Baby Pictures

Rika and Airi are still recovering and I’m spending time with Leo. Everything is pretty smooth. Except for being quiet worn out. Here are a few pictures that summarize my day. And of course, one more sweet Airi picture. If you enjoyed this post, please like my Facebook author page and become a patron through Patreon. Or if you like podcasts … More Some Baby Pictures

Welcome to the World

Last night March 3rd at 11:24, my wife, Rika, gave birth to our daughter, Airi. Airi weighs 2944 grams (6.5lbs.) Mother and baby are both happy and healthy. In the coming days, I’ll have the full story ready for you. For now, just a few pictures. If this motivates anyone to follow me on Instagram, … More Welcome to the World