The pandemic challenged us to find new ways to move. That’s a good thing. 

Brenda Gardner, left, is spotted by her wife and strength and flexibility coach, Mercedes Pollmeier, while climbing in the gym at their South Park home. Gardner, 37, had previously worked out at home to prepare for outside climbs. During the pandemic, she has spent a lot of time at her home gym. (Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times)
Brenda Gardner, left, is spotted by her wife and strength and flexibility coach, Mercedes Pollmeier, while climbing in the gym at their South Park home. (Ellen M. Banner / The Seattle Times)

The coronavirus pandemic forced all of us to adapt our workout routines. Some were able to do that better than others. The silver lining now, as we struggle toward a healthier future, is that many people have found new ways to exercise.

Seattle Sketcher

Kent vaccine clinic is part of an effort to reach diverse communities

Health professionals set up at a Kent church work on getting doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to a diverse crowd. The five-hour clinic is an effort to bring the vaccine closer to the communities that are lagging behind in vaccination rates.

After the spring harvest, crops with a longer harvest period like carrots might be planted 2-4 times throughout the season. Credit: Mike Siegel / Seattle Times File, 2019
Pacific NW Magazine

Get your timing right, and harvest the same favorite produce for weeks

Succession planting is key to maintaining a steady supply of your favorite short-season crops through the summer and fall. It is the practice of planting small quantities of a crop on a regular basis, so it can be harvested at regular intervals.