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Seattle Now: How to have low stakes outdoor adventures

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The dark rainy months are here, and this creates a new challenge in our pandemic lives.

It’s harder to get outdoors, without the promise of warm sun. But maybe this is the year to embrace the obscure Scandinavian idea known as 'friluftsliv.'

Translation.. ‘free-air life’.. it’s a way to think about enjoying time outside, no matter the weather.

Megan Burbank is a features reporter for the Seattle Times and she wrote a piece about how friluftsliv might help us through the next few months.

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