Shannon Perry is a content wrangler with graduate degrees in English and Communications. Words are sort of her thing. She has written on healthcare, high tech, and finance, and on weekends can be found between a pair of headphones, working on her science fiction podcast, Oz 9.
One of the great joys of living in the Pacific Northwest is there’s something fun to do outside pretty much all year round. And yes, it rains a lot west of the Cascades. But we know that in winter, if it’s raining in the city, it’s probably snowing in the mountains. If you’re not a […]
Perhaps one of the most insidious things about breast cancer is that, especially in the early stages, the disease can be invisible. Symptomless. Women who are healthy, active, and vibrant suddenly find themselves perfectly healthy – except for that life-threatening disease. Breast cancer has been a threat to many women all around the world, creeping […]
Heat can have a seriously dampening effect on appetite, and if not on appetite, than at least on our willingness to fire up the oven. Even thinking about roasting veggies when you’re already roasting all on your own just isn’t … appetizing. Why does appetite diminish in hot weather? A 2019 study conducted by the […]
If you’re a runner in the Pacific Northwest, you’ve probably been tempted by a trail run. In this area, those who want to hit the trails are spoiled for choice. However, trail running is different from road running, with different joys and challenges. Certified personal trainer and experienced trail runner Karen Nolting shares tips for […]