"...I just want to tell you so you knowI was singing along and laughing with tears in my eyes, not really sure why. She bounced over to me at the end, gave me a big hug, and said, "because you are my only daddy, after all."
Here I go, scream my lungs out and try to get to you
You are my only one
I let go, but there's just no one that gets me like you do
You are my only, my only one"
Wednesday, February 01, 2006
Had one of those warm dad-daughter moments this week. We've been listening to Yellowcard on the stereo a fair bit -- upbeat pop-punk/emo with big gang-vocal choruses, power chords and the odd inclusion of a violinist --- really it's only a few small steps up from the power ballads of the late '80s, but we love it. Anyway, we had Only One cranked up loud and Ivy and I were jumping around the living room and being stupid. At some point I collapsed in the chair, but Ivy kept going. Through the giant chorus, she was dancing and hollering all the words and pointing at me with those big blue eyes sparkling: