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I Kan't Spell



Wednesday, April 10, 2013

 
The Truth of Those Who Have Been There
When you were still in your Mother's belly people told me to take time and cherish the first year. I kinda listened...

But for the most part you're just trying to live life while embracing, loving, and caring for a new full person. And that's not easy. So, what happens? You miss smelling those roses. And with that I apologize for not having written here to you over the last few months. Sometimes I drive into work and I think - "That would be a great topic to write to Ella." And then... the day happens... and it never comes to fruition.

Here are some topics we still need to discover:
1. Christmas
2. Your birthday
3. Walking
4. Bath time
5. Talking
6. You're funny

I'll do my best to cover those over the next couple of weeks. I'm going to set a calendar reminder here at the office to do so. Hopefully "the day" won't take me away so fast and I'll have time to continue to keep this journal for you.

I have to say - you're almost a person now. You definitely have a personality. You're kind to people and animals. You love to laugh. You love all things new and you love to discover things. You're terrified of old men that want to pick you up. You don't like loud noises and you also do not like to be ignored or not paid attention to. Overall you're quite lovely. Your Mother is in love with you. I am head over heals infatuated with you. Everything you do is a new wonder every day and just like I was told - You have to take it all in before you miss it.

I was away from you for about 3 days at one time last month and 3 days another time last month and it's like I missed 6 years of development. You grow so fast and you don't even know it. Don't be in a hurry to get older like I was when I was a kid. I couldn't wait to be 12, and then 16, and then 18 and then... well... and then... you lose some of that magic in life. You have responsibilities. You have decisions that are more important and self-effecting than you did before. All you know now is that you are alive and the world is very new. Try to stay that way for as long as possible.

Love,
Dad

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