Posted on October 13, 2012 by Samara
Cedar Burnett is a Seattle-based freelance writer and journalist. She’s written for the Associated Press, Salon.com, Fodor’s Travel Guides, ParentMap, Seattle Weekly, Alaska Airlines magazine and The Seattle InfoGuide. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, msnbc.com, yahoo.com, Huffington Post Canada and ABCNews.com, among others.
The first time I saw John leaning over the car seat, scrubbing up my “accident” with a bottle of Febreeze and a roll of paper towels, I felt a mixture of shame and gratitude as pronounced as an ice pick to the head. I was 26-years-old and crapping my pants was just part of the deal he’d never quite made.