Today I sold my trusty old XBOX Classic and gave away a couple of games with it. The pack included the very first installment of the Halo franchise as well as the second part. This made me remember my experiences with the series and why I especially like one particular game possibly more than the others.
There are things in life that you cannot really judge from a distance. You have to experience them on your own to fully understand them. One of those things in life is certainly becoming parents. I became a father to a beautiful little girl just recently. And of course she already changed a lot in both my wife’s and my life.
The first days and nights after we were allowed to bring her home from hospital came about really smooth. Naive as I was I thought, it would stay like that until she’d grow her first teeth.
But things turned around quickly. As with a lot of newborns, she started suffering from colic. Our midwife told us that’s because a human being’s digestive system has only fully developed with twelve months. Neither of us were aware of that. So now we’re having this cute little cuddly human with us and can’t do much about her pains and cries but to be there, massage her tummy, keep her warm and comfort her. …