New Song :: Stuck With You

You used to fall apart
limb by limb, tear for tear
until I found some glue
drop by drop, I stuck to you

And it's always getting better
everyday that I'm with you
no matter what the weather
I'll be there to pull you through

Some days will get to you
push and pull, kick and scream
just know it's a part of life
ups and downs, left and right

And it's always getting better
everyday that I'm with you
no matter what the weather
I'll be there to pull you through

You used to fall apart limb by limb, tear for tear until I found some glue drop by drop, I stuck to you And it's always getting better everyday that I'm with you no matter what the weather I'll be there to pull you through Some days will get to…

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Calder, Please read this in a few years....

Calder,

I know you're not at an age that you can actually read this message. It's also quite possible that this blog will not even exist by the time you do begin to read. Nevertheless, I wanted to let you know how much I love you. I want to document your growth and capture the magical moments that we experience together. One day, if this blog is still running, you may look back and find these posts useful, or quite possibly embarrassing. Sorry about that :(

As I take a look through the window of your future, I see so many possibilities for you. I've already started a trust fund for you, reserved several domain names, recorded several songs with you, in fact you even have your own gmail address and twitter account. For context, at the time of this message you are exactly 1 year, 7 months, and 16 days old. I know because I created a clock on your web site caldercan.com to help me remember. You are at an age in the world where it may be physically possible to out live giant tortoises, immortal jellyfish, and possibly ocean quahog. Stay away from smoking, eat right, and exercise. Remember health is wealth!

Additionally, you live in New York. One of the most opportunistic and thriving places on the planet. You need to remember how fortunate you are and make use of these fortunes. I know you will do great along your journey. You've already traveled so far!

Whatever path you take in life, I always want you to remember that you are heavily supported by your mother and I. We want the best for you in every step of the way and are confident you'll do your best in whatever it is you choose to become.

Oh and before I forget, you also have your own phone number with google voice. I've sent the phone number to your gmail account for your records. I'm not entirely certain that google voice will be around though in years to come. It's a great idea, in fact, I've been using it for years, however I believe the telecommunications industry will be shifting drastically by the time you need to use your number. Nevertheless, you will have a string of numbers of some kind that will be tied to you uniquely.

Calder, I hope you solve all of the problems you find in the world. You've already solved one of mine by just being born. You've completely changed my perspective on life. You've changed several family members lives already. I've witnessed your incredible impact on everyone you've encountered and I'm continually amazed on how wise you are.

Love,
Papa

Calder, I know you're not at an age that you can actually read this message. It's also quite possible that this blog will not even exist by the time you do begin to read. Nevertheless, I wanted to let you know how much I love you. I want to document…

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Our Little Newborn Startup

On Thursday, April 24th, 2014 @ 3:30PM our little startup named Calder Alexander Smith-Harms was successfully launched. He came a little early, and a little unexpected, but he's super healthy and happy.

I've written over 2000+ songs, and own over 2000 domain names. I have about 30 private github repositories - all of these things we're considered to be some of my personal greatest achievements until now. It's true how parenting changes you, I feel reborn and full of energy. Our little startups' launch couldn't have happened at a better time and place.

Calder Alexander Smith-Harms (3 days old)

Calder Alexander Smith-Harms (1 day old)

Love this little guy and hope to spend a long life with him and his Mommy, Maia.

On Thursday, April 24th, 2014 @ 3:30PM our little startup named Calder Alexander Smith-Harms was successfully launched. He came a little early, and a little unexpected, but he's super healthy and happy. I've written over 2000+ songs, and own over 2000 domain names. I have about 30 private github repositories…

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