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Dear friends: I’m not ignoring you, I’m being there for her

Dear friends:

I know I haven’t been around a lot the last couple of years. I know I made you promises that I would be there for you and help you through every little thing. I know I promised that I would work my ass off to guarantee your success and help you navigate unfamiliar business and technical worlds leaving you to focus on your art.

But something happened.

I bought a house. I got a car. I built a family. We adopted dogs. We had a baby. We moved out of the city.

And then I wasn’t there anymore. There, as in, mentally present and willing to go down the road of learning and applying all that technical knowledge to ensuring your success.  There, as in finding the time to meet you downtown to catch up and look at girls. There, as in shooting you regular emails about my life. Facebook updates became a substitute for all of that.

Instead, I was busy 24/7 with other things. Mainly, my little girl.

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