Author: Todd Elsworth
Family Man, Explorer, Entrepreneur, Writer, Artist, Outdoor Enthusiast and Recreation Advocate.

History of the Bellingham Traverse

DRAFT. I needed to put this content somewhere. It still needs some massaging.  If you like stories, here’s the abridged version of how the Traverse and the brand identity came to be… The Story- My name is Todd Elsworth and

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You Moist Remember This ~ Tom Robbins

I’M HERE FOR THE WEATHER. Well, yes, I’m also here for the volcanoes and the salmon, and the exciting possibility that at any moment the volcanoes could erupt and pre-poach the salmon. I’m here for the rust and the mildew,

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Mindsets – Choose to Change

Last night, I picked up Mindset for some inspiration. We had a meeting this morning with our current and new staff, so I shared these timely words reflecting of our team philosophy as an evolving and nimble organization- doing our

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Federal Funding – A piece of CAKE

For Rob, We interpret the world through our own lens. I have enjoyed listening to this song as a my motivational theme song to find federal funding for the activities and programs that we dream up at Recreation Northwest. As

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Man Crush

Post from 2018 I never finished. It’s 11.02.20.  It started with Tina Fey. After listening to Bossy Pants on audiobook, I started watching 30 Rock when I could. This brought my attention to Alec. I didn’t really know much about

Tandem Biking the Olympic Discovery Trail

We went from Sequim Bay to Port Angeles on the Olympic Discovery Trail. Here’s what we saw…More words to come. Enjoy the slideshow.  We made it! 60 total miles. Go check out the Olympic Discovery Trail for yourself. The Olympic

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ULTRAViolet Sparks

In the dark ULTRAViolet  cotton pad and jelly add a spark You’ve got fire!

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Helen Ayres

Helen was an incredible lady who lived a life that represented her Swedish and Greek heritage. What a combination and what an outcome in this lady we so loved.             Her Swedish side showed itself in her strong independence and

I Am – Violet E.

I AM I am adventurous and friendly. I wonder how the people back 3,000 years ago felt when they were in the solar eclipse I hear the sound of my dog sprinting across the fresh grass I see the tree

My writing gig – part three

As 2017 comes to a close, here’s the list of stories I enjoyed writing for playing in Whatcom County.  My writing gig – part two.  My writing gig – take one.  Basecamp Bellingham: Stephen Ettinger – Professional Cyclist, 22 Nov