Swans Trail

Sometimes it’s easy to forget how close we live to rural areas that fill in along the I5 corridor once you get north of Everett. We’re not even in the car for five minutes, and already we’re staring down a long stretching through fields of farmland. On the side of the road is something that looks like a wedge-shaped parade float …

Rory Bory Alice

A few months ago, the family piled into the car and drove for hours straight into the heart of the middle of nowhere, chasing the possibility that we might catch a glimpse of the aurora borealis. We didn’t get to see the auroras, but the drive to the lake we were trying at was so white-knuckle terrifying that I couldn’t help …