Category: Outdoor Recreation

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.

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

My writing gig – part two

I just finished my 2016 recreation blog calendar for  Excited to share new adventures and meet some new friends. See my latest Insider Recreation Blog stories and photos at 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

Cattle Call on San Juan Island, WA

Cattle Point, San Juan Island, WA. USA

Slug Running through the Fairhaven Forest

I was out for a walk (admittedly admiring our new trail) in Fairhaven and took the time to catch this creature strolling by.  

Sticking the Landing at Larrabee

Our day started with an attempted summit of the Oyster Dome. It was quickly thwarted by Violet’s fear of heights. The trail up to the dome drops off straight down to Chuckanut Drive. She was freaked out, so we turned

Team RRAD – 2015 Kulshan Quest AR, Bellingham, WA

DRAFT CPOY. 😉 I’ll fill in this page as time allows. Kulshan Quest AR 2015 Bellingham, WA Team RRAD* – Chris Mellick, Sonja Max and Todd Elsworth Kulshan Quest AR 2015. We are Team RRAD-Run, Ride and DIG. Team RRAD

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Tandem Kayak Camping – Maiden Voyage to Lummi

We have spent plenty of time in kayaks, but never kayak camped. Violet and I headed out to Lummi Island from Wildcat Cove in Larrabee State Park- just south of Bellingham, WA. for our maiden overnight voyage. It was awesome.

Birthday Bash on the Beach

Let’s get this party started. “The V” is turning 7! We invite you to come join us for a couple hours at Lake Padden on Saturday, June 13th from 1-3pm. Look for us south (to the left when you’re facing