Being Dad

I enjoy being Dad.
  • Catching my daughter on a tropical morning in the Philippines and giving her first bath.
  • Walking in endless circles with her through the night as she refused to sleep…
  • One her second birthday thinking to myself, “She’s 10% of the way to 20; hope this doesn’t go too fast.”  It did.
  • Catching my son on a snowy morning in Idaho and showing him to his grandparents.
  • Staying up at night worried because he was “too quiet.”  Those days are gone.
  • Visiting more than 20 U.S. states and 2 foreign countries in his first year!

It’s been a long time since those days.  Our son, who was ten months old when we moved to our new overseas home will turn 8 this next December.  Our daughter is already taller than some of her former teachers and is quickly growing into a young woman. ...  Keep reading