I’m a single dad, there’s no way around it. I lost the love of my life to cancer and our family of four was suddenly down to 3.

During the first few days after my wife’s passing, my son began to write in a journal, which he labeled his “New Experience Book”. He would write down a sentence or two about how his day went. His writing has lessened, but it served as an inspiration for me to start a blog. A blog that focuses on our family, being a dad, messing up as a dad and just having fun while we deal with the roller coaster of emotions. Everything will be a new experience going forward.

“O.N.E” has numerous meanings to me. First, it reminds me of my children since the first letter in each of their names start with an O and E (O n’ E). It’s also an acronym for the website. Most importantly, it reminds me of the ONE great day we had with my wife in December when everything was normal again, and for a short brief time we could FEEL what it was like to be a family that wasn’t living with cancer.

Thanks for reading and if you ever see me out and about, don’t hesitate to introduce yourself.