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You CAN Embrace Winter, Really!
Posted On December 8, 2017
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How winter looks in our August dreams
How it actually looks
Okay, okay, around Seattle often it’s more like this
Did you know Seattle is NOT the city with the most depressing winters in the US? It’s only the SECOND most depressing! What a relief! Seriously though, winter here can be a challenge. Though I personally find spring harder to deal with (because it’s so looooong), as a lifelong resident of Seattle (the only winters I’ve spent elsewhere in my whole life were two in the Netherlands, four in Fairbanks Alaska and one in Juneau Alaska). I’m eager to share how to beat the winter blues! Over the course of the winter, I’ll be highlighting some strategies for making the most of winter, including:
Learning microclimates and nearby locations with different weather: How to find sun, or less rain, or snow, or different temperatures
Health benefits of getting outside (even in winter!)
Getting out on short, dark or rainy days
Taking advantage of sun when it’s available
Learn something new that gets you outside and can only be done in winter (like nordic or downhill skiing, or snowshoeing)
Hi! I'm Jennie. I’m a fourth generation Seattleite who lived in Alaska for 7 years. I've been a tour guide in both Alaska and Washington and I love to share the places I love with visitors, newcomers and my fellow locals. I’m so glad to have you along on the journey to experience your best low key adventure in Washington, Alaska and Western Canada!