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Baby Versus The World

Baby made her first long distance trip back in August. I was supposed to be out of town for work and while I was gone, the wife went back to the east coast for a family emergency. We didn't plan for it to work out that way but it happened. The dog went to his normal boarding home for three weeks and we all went our separate ways. It was tough.

   My wife and baby left before I did so I had to see them off. I don't know how many tears I had to choke back while kissing them both and saying goodbye. I'm not exactly an emotional guy, but for some reason it was so hard to watch them leave. Right there, in the Airport terminal my whole world was waddling up the stairs, baby strapped to the front, baby bag in tow.
   The whole afternoon was filled with periodic text messages from my wife about how the baby was handling large crowds, airplanes, changes in air pressure, etc. It was kind of cool to think that my baby was only three months old and already making big trips in t…