The Emergence of Daddy’s Little Girl by Lick the Fridge

Topic: Love Before I became a father, I had often observed that male friends of mine with daughters seemed to have that special relationship with their little girl that was somehow different—a relationship that is hard to describe, but one that is instantly recognizable as unique and beautiful. Their daughters were clearly Daddy’s Little Girls. … Continue reading

Little Black Fly by Lick the Fridge

Topic: Exhaustion I’ve been having a hard time connecting with my daughter lately. She’s two and she’s been sick on and off for the last two weeks and she hasn’t exactly been the most pleasant person to be around. I say that as an observation not as a judgment. It’s not her fault. She might … Continue reading

A Wonderful Joyous Buzz by Lick the Fridge

Topic: Guilt Maybe in twenty-five years I won’t remember. Maybe when I’m retired in the South Pacific on my own personal island, and all I do each day is sit and sip rum out of tall glasses with umbrellas and read stories that people have sent me and write letters to my friends, and when … Continue reading