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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

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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

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Life in the Slow Lane

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

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Ladder Creek Falls Colors

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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

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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

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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.

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2016 Bellingham St Patrick’s Day Parade Sashing Ceremony @ Boundary Bay

We were honored today to be “Sashed” as the Grand Marshal (s) of the 2016 Bellingham St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Here’s some of the fun we had… The Intro (be prepared to tilt your head or phone): The Sashing: It’s

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My writing gig – part two

I just finished my 2016 recreation blog calendar for Bellingham.org.  Excited to share new adventures and meet some new friends. See my latest Bellingham.org Insider Recreation Blog stories and photos at Bellingham.org/ToddElsworth. Start at the beginning My writing gig (Feb

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Fear itself.

Why My State Won’t Close it’s Doors to Syrian Refugees Penned by my Governor in an OP-ED to NYT. My favorite quote is at the end, which means that you’ll have to read his entire essay to completely comprehend the

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