Category: Outdoor Recreation

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

German student looking for a Host in Bellingham

Dear Bellinghamsters (or other Washingtonians that live in a place as cool as the Ham), Let’s give a kid from Germany a warm welcome to America, through the lens of our Bellingham bubble! Caspar M. lives in Odenthal, Germany and

You Heard it Here First, Folks!

Here’s some early Violet TV. We had gone up to “Mountain Baker” for some backcountry sledding (full story). When we got back, the hot chocolate was, well, NOT. To the ski area we went! Violet was warming up to the

Life in the Slow Lane

Slug cruising along in the slow lane on Highway 20 Westbound.  

Ladder Creek Falls Colors

Potty Mouth

Daddy’s Girl. We (Me & V) are constantly evaluating the language we use to communicate with one another (and the rest of the world).  I encourage Violet to embrace the nuances of writing, reading and speaking. And swearing. There’s a

The Lone Ranger’s Creed

The Lone Ranger’s Creed. I believe… That to have a friend, a man must be one. That all men are created equal and that everyone has within himself the power to make this a better world. That God put the

GO Green! Bellingham St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Saturday, March 12th12:00 pm St. Patrick’s Day ParadeBellingham, WA Start: 1821 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225 Finish: Boundary Bay Brewery I was bestowed the honor of being selected as the Grand Marshal of the 2016 Bellingham St. Patrick’s Day Parade.