On three years


I don’t always record my thoughts here as frequently as I should. With Zelda’s third birthday today, it is an opportune time to reflect. I know that we all grow up, but seeing her grow so big, so quickly over the past three years has been and continues to be an amazingly fun ride. We’ve lots of fun together, dancing around wearing tutus, swimming, playing hide and seek, feeding the chickens, walking the dogs, going to ballet, falling asleep on the way to ice skating, sneaking out for ice cream, running our errands, working on puzzles, reading books, painting, playing catch or kicking the soccer ball, picking berries, just to name a few things we’ve done over the past six months.  I’m excited for all that we’ve yet to do in the coming six months and more.

As I sit here and reflect, it’s probably not the greatest reason to smile uncontrollably, but I am.  While in Arizona in May, EBGMA asked Zelda if I was taking a nap. Without missing a beat, Zelda replied, ‘no, my daddy never sleeps’. Now, this isn’t entirely true – I do get a good nights sleep almost every evening – but it warmed the cockles of my heart that she knew I was always there for her in the night. That or she’s knows a sucker daddy who loves her when she sees one.


This morning, I have the opportunity to go to Zelda’s school and celebrate her birthday with her and her classmates.  I can’t wait!Zelda is 3.jpg

Love you Zelda – Dad/Papa/Zach/Padre/Daddy