Joanna Nesbit lives in Bellingham, Washington with her husband, two children, one cat, and a fish. Once a technical writer, she now divides her time between creative writing, parenting, and Ultimate Frisbee. Her work has appeared in Europe from a Backpack, Rhapsody in Writing: An Eclectic Collection, and several regional parenting magazines. She writes regularly for Entertainment News Northwest. This is her first essay published online.