Bygones! Yes, change is powerful and I'm doing my best to embrace the recent changes in our life.
First: I did it, I called my dad Thursday night for the first time in over a year. Enough was enough and I figured I best call him to see how things are going. He was actually hospitalized late last year because his heart stopped beating while dining in a casino. Thankfully they were able to revive him quickly, but for ten long minutes his heart wasn't pumping. Scary thought. My dad says he's at about 90% and getting better.
Our conversation lasted for about ten minutes. It wasn't the most cohesive discussion I've had on the phone, but it was a start. His partner was surprisingly kind and she even took time to ask about Baby Singe. Now that's something I wasn't expecting. My dad's birthday is next month and we vowed to meet up in person so he can meet his granddaughter.
Second: Speaking of our daughter, she turned ten months old on Thursday. Take a peek at this 36 second video recorded late last week after one of her baths. She's well on her way crawling wise and is becoming increasingly independent. Change is happening. It's safe to assume we're very smitten with our offspring.
Third: do you like coffee? If you asked me that very question seven years ago, I'd say no. For the past seven and a half years my wife worked for a rather large Seattle based coffee company. Well that's all about to change. Yes, there's the word again. (I can say "changement" if you prefer) My wife landed a new job after a month of interviews with a couple companies. It's going to be a sad final two weeks as my wife winds down her last days. We've both made many friends over those seven plus years. It honestly hasn't sunk in yet, but it's a reality.
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