This blog has served it’s purpose.... for me. Like the song says, “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.” While I may post a random update every now and then, I have chosen to look through the windshield — the direction I am headed — rather than the rear view mirror and … Continue reading Man.Dog.Jeep.


Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving, Kaitlyn and Skylar. While a lot has happened the past several years to keep us apart, I have much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. After three years of trying to be in your lives as I envisioned and agreed to with your mom, I finally began to accept things as they were … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving


Try.  The word try.  Three letters.  Yet, a powerful word.  Merriam-Webster defines "try" as follows: Heard the song "Try" by Colbie Caillat on my playlist today.  I have listened to it plenty of times before.  Even thought to write a post about it several times, but never did.  Until now. I tried.  I tried … Continue reading Try


Not Knowing What To Say – Part 2

Smoke & Mirrors Kaitlyn and Skylar, Recently, MyBeautifullyBrokenLife wrote a blog post, entitled "Smoke and Mirrors," which can be found here: Smoke and Mirrors.    I had not planned on writing Part 2 so soon, but this post inspired me to do so. During a walk with your mom the day she asked for a divorce, … Continue reading Not Knowing What To Say – Part 2


Not Knowing What To Say – Part 1

No Matter What, Your Dad Loves You Kaitlyn and Skylar, I have been silent for a couple of months.  Spring came and went.  Summer passed by, too.  Now, it is Fall.  Next, comes the holidays and Winter.  Before we know it, a year will have passed since we last spoke to each other. Kaitlyn, turned … Continue reading Not Knowing What To Say – Part 1


My Greatest Gift

I remember the first ultrasound I saw of both of you. Kaitlyn was dubbed "Little O." Sky became known as "Baboo #2." I never cared if either of you Were a girl or a boy. All I prayed to God for Was a healthy bundle of joy. My greatest gift in life.... Is not the … Continue reading My Greatest Gift


Honesty Is The Best Policy

Kaitlyn and Skylar, I love the two of you so much.  Nothing, not the divorce, not the distance, not the lack of contact and not anything that has happened in the past, present or future, will ever make your dad love you any less. There is so much I want to say in this post, but I … Continue reading Honesty Is The Best Policy