the view from my bedroom window is an urban Impressionist landscape of rain smeared rooftops.
precipitation than either New York or Atlanta, but rarely mentions that on average we received only 170 days of sun a year, far less than the United States average. Over the years that we have lived here, my husband’s love of our cool climate has only grown.“It’s just so comfortable,” he stays, zipping up a fleece-lined, waterproof jacket. Sometimes I agree with him, and others I don’t. My sentiments, like the climate, remain lukewarm.
Natalie Bicknell’s previous fiction has appeared in Poplorish and Elsewhere: A Magazine of Place. She is a graduate of the University of Washington’s MFA in prose and lives in Seattle where she teaches at Seattle Central College and Green River College.