[15 minutes of panic]

They say you can tell a lot about a person in a crisis; their initial reaction followed by how they proceed to handle the emergency. I often wondered how I fell into that category, but knew in my core that one day, I’d find out.

That day arrived on Friday, December 9, 2016. Colby’s mom (Robin) was in town to visit (and attend) our work holiday party, which was being held at the Carlsbad Aviara. About 20 minutes before we had to begin getting ready, Colby was showing Robin the yard of our new home. I needed a shower, so I told them I would skip the outdoor tour. As they headed out the front door, I noticed they were joined by Zodi but honestly didn’t think much of it! Our backyard has a barred black gate that we keep closed practically 100% of the time.Read More »