man, where does time go????? This was somewhat inspired by GAC's post about his kid's baseball game. I walked upstairs to look at some of today's sports news and my daughter was lying in her bed, out like a lightbulb. I had to stare, because where her full-size bed, with her purple canopy over it sits, used to sit her baby crib. She just turned 8 in June, but it seems as though I can still hear her wake up crying in the night.
I don't mean to drown you folks with this emotional dad sappy stuff, just the last couple of weeks have been an emotional roller coaster ride around my house, and sometime, just sitting down and typing it into words can make you feel better. We had to have the family Labrador put to sleep 3 weeks ago and that has taken a toll on all of us also. He was 10 and so much a part of us that the silent void around the house without him is deafening.
I guess that's what makes me think so much about all of this, is that I am getting older, which means my daughter is getting older, and it's like one day I'll turn around and she'll be grown and on her own. Time truly does fly when your having fun.
Anyway, thanks guys and gals for being great listeners