Today is February 5th. In roughly one month my life will undergo a giant, exciting upheaval. The expected date for the birth of our second child is March 5th. We are incredibly excited. I feel like I am alternating between a weird sense of numbness, in that I cannot imagine the changes a second child … More Expecting

Leo had a Fever

I woke up this morning and as I start to get moving the Mrs whispers to me “Leo got a fever during the night. He threw up. He needs to stay home from daycare today.” At the same time three thoughts flooded my mind. I didn’t need to wake up and could just linger in … More Leo had a Fever

Feeling Better

This is going to be quick. My son is feeling better and is back to playing at full power. The Mrs and I are both a little worn out, but hearing that big laugh of his makes it worth it. Tomorrow will probably be a full day of dancing and running with the little guy. … More Feeling Better

Night Sakura

The cherry blossoms are in bloom. My son and I are walking home from daycare. He’s been sick and a little unhappy with me the last few days. I think it’s because he sees me as keeping him away from Mommy. The reality is that we both have responsibilities and need to trade off at … More Night Sakura

A Little Cold

My son has been home sick the past few days. The Mrs. and I have been doing our best to loom after him, and it looks like he will be able to return to daycare tomorrow. Which is great, because both of us are pretty worn out. Between her finishing her art project and my … More A Little Cold

Family Outing

Leo’s grandparents made it into town today. They live just far enough so it isn’t so easy for them to make it over here very often, so we wanted to make a day of it. There was still a bit of chill in the air, so we couldn’t go out for too long, but we … More Family Outing

Fathering in Sickness

I’m still fighting with my sinus/ear infection. I’ve been told it isn’t really that contagious, so that’s good. Every now and then there is a touch of dizziness or a stab of pain. But that kind of feels like a ‘such is life’ statement. Despite not feeling my best, there is still a little guy … More Fathering in Sickness