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 …

Tea With Rory

Rory leans across my bed, honey-colored curls framing her smiling face as she stretches her arms toward me. “Daddy,” she says, small fingers grasping the tan sheets for purchase, “get out of bed.” I reach across and enclose one of her hands in my own. Oblivious to the fact that she could never compel me to move if I did …