Dear Louisa

Dear Louisa,

Wow, how you changed our lives.

Before you entered this world, your mom and I had a nice life together – very quiet and relaxing.  No responsibilities and the cats (Fitzgerald and Dianna, you might remember them depending on how much longer they live) were our babies and we thought we loved them like they were our children.

Oh boy, were we wrong. We didn’t know what it meant to love until you came along, but I’m getting a bit ahead of myself.
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I hope to use this site to document Bethany’s and my life together and as parents. I primarily want this to be something for us and our children to look back on many years from now to remember both the good and the bad – but more the good.

My dad died when I was very young, and I think I may have some deep seated fears and emotions relating to that. Perhaps I want to leave a way for my children to get to know me if I am unfortunate enough to follow in my dad’s footsteps. Maybe this is the creative/technical outlet I’ve been feeling the need for lately. I guess I’m not entirely sure what my motives for this site are or what it will turn into, but I am sure that I am only doing this for myself and my family.