404 Relationships | Tony J. Alicea

The Hunger of Fatherhood

Today I am a daddy of a one year old. The past year has been quite a journey for me, learning what it means to be a father. It’s been one of the most fulfilling and challenging things I’ve experienced. On Father’s Day my wife asked what it was like to be a father and I compared it […]

When We Were United

THREE MONTHS AGO I was sitting on the couch when I looked over to Katie and said, “What about Charlotte?” I had been asking a variation of this question for the past few months. “What about Austin? What about Pittsburgh? What about Nashville?” I had no idea where to look. I didn’t even know if […]

The Power Of The Spoken Word

Most people think writers are great all-around communicators by default. But that’s not necessarily the case. Not all communication is created equal. I consider myself a pretty good communicator. Written communication always came naturally to me from a young age. My early relationships were comprised of an insane amount of note writing. My deepest sentiments of […]

Are We Still Friends?

I’m terrible at keeping in touch. When I moved (for the first of three times in high school) away from my middle school best friend I promised I would write and call. We were so close and I couldn’t imagine my life without him. I did okay in the beginning. I made a couple of […]