made more of an effort to photograph her this holiday. sometimes i feel like the more the photograph her, i can slow down childhood somehow because we’re both enjoying it so much.
i sometimes laugh when she throws her little fits. 99% of the time it doesn’t faze me a bit and 1% my hindsight goes in red alert. today and any other day, she just needs daddy’s fully present attention. in that perfect moment heaven and earth come together like hate spitting in each other’s mouth.
dear amazing daughter. i don’t know how many times i look at you and say to myself, she’s the best thing that has ever happened to me. whether you’re saying ‘yeah’ in that nonchalant way when i tell you that i love you or when you’re screaming about jonsi is licking your toes, i am stumbling back into the present moment and you become the greatest teacher to man that think that they are so successful in their own minds. it’s all the love i have you, mixed in with whatever emotion you’re having, that creates this […]
we took a quick trip down to LA for disneyland on thanksgiving. too young to be too excited about it but naturally enjoyed every bit of it. i think she was more in awe than in giddy happiness about being there.