b'FINDING REFUGE IN A PANDEMICAlaskas wildness soothes the soulBy JESSY POSTM oving to Anchorage during a pandemic has been inconvenient, to say the least. Yet the timing has left me feeling oddly grateful for the resulting, more focused introduction to my new surroundings. It has pushed me to connect even more with our natural and manmade environ-ments and explore Anchorages parks, greenways, gardens and established, as well as less traveled, trails. These created spaces have become my gateways to learn about my new home and escape from the confines of this global outbreak. 6 |UrbanStreets Anchorage'