Sunday, February 15, 2009

Heaven... a sleeping son. Kim got me a new camera lens for Valentine's day that is fast enough to take low-light indoor shots without flash. Here's one of the first attempts.

It really is remarkable, having a child. Every time I pick him up, it takes a full moment to realize that he's real, but also what the impact of that realization is. Most times, I feel like I am standing in someone else's life, that I am really just 26 and fresh out of the Marines, ready to go camping or grab a beer, and not a newly minted father.

But then I look down again and realize that he's mine, and how marvelous he'll make the next 30 years, and how lucky I am to have a wife wonderful enough to give me this incredible little boy.
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