Category Archives: island

This time last year

I’m nursing Malcolm before his bedtime when Bob puts on Malcolm’s lullabies and I start crying. The music takes me back to our bedroom on the island. To the first few days of Malcolm’s life. The memories squeeze my heart. I ache for that time. Such joy. Did it really happen? The Putumayo music carries […]

LITTOF November highlights

Pablo lounging on the $50 sofa in his bumble bee sweater. What? It’s cold here!I just realized we’re half way through November! Unbelievable! And Bob’s birthday is only fifteen days away. We’ve been very busy on the island the first half of November and I’ve been doing my best to document each step along the […]

The Big News: A whale of an opportunity

This time last year, Bob was newly unemployed. His first day of unemployment was July 10th. We were scrambling, looking for work and mostly feeling like everything would work itself out. We’d both find fantastic jobs and we’d avoid any sort of financial trouble. Though it was scary, we definitely had an expectation it would […]