Farewell, Cobb

Amanda texted yesterday to tell me that Cobb wasn’t doing well. Cobb, short for Mr. Cobblepott, was a cat we adopted when we first moved to Wilmington. He was actually living under the house we rented, having been left there by the previous occupant. Sometimes we’d hear him under there and we started leaving food out for him. One day the front door was open and he just ran inside. After that, he was our cat. He was a very sweet cat. He was big and yellow and had a pink nose when a few freckles on it. Since we already had Bruce, we had decided to stick with a theme and give him a Batman-related name. We thought he …

Cozumel Trip 2017

Milly got her first international travel experience this past week on our trip to Cozumel, Mexico. Tristen and I went about two-and-a-half years ago. Tristen’s family has been going for close to 30 years, particularly her mom, who I think goes pretty much every year. They always go to Cozumel Palace, an all-inclusive right on the ocean. You can actually look out across the water and see make out a few buildings in Playa del Carmen on the mainland. You can see the lights there really well at night. Milly’s been very excited about going ever since we got that all cleared up, and Tristen’s mom, Laura, did a lot to help us make that happen. When we first started …