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Shelly Najjar

Shelly is a freelance writer and registered dietitian nutritionist in Seattle. Born and raised in the Green Lake neighborhood, she loves exploring the distinct personalities of each neighborhood in the city. She celebrates fun moments big or small, highlights people's stories (everyone has one), and encourages life experiences both in and out of our comfort zones.

Releasing Floating Sky Lanterns Is Illegal, Says Seattle Fire

By Shelly Najjar Made popular by increased awareness of global festivals and the movie Tangled, releasing floating sky lanterns seems like a great summer activity, but it’s actually an illegal act that could endanger other people. Lt. Harold Webb, a representative from the Seattle Fire Department, says the department is “very concerned about the public’s […]

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