On your graduation day, if I say to you, "Are you happy, Lily?" and you respond "I happy, daddy," then I'm happy too. And if you can't tell me that, then I will do everything in my power to fix that.
I will be here for you, always. Getting here in a foot or two of snow is only a tiny part of keeping that promise. Here's the rest of it.
To help calm my fears, I've drafted a letter full of sound parental wisdom that I plan to give my daughter when it's time for her to leave the nest.