Category: Reflections

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

ULTRAViolet Sparks

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

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Bellebrity for 15

Marla Bronstein dubbed the name, Bellebrity- aka, local Bellingham celebrity. We’re a relatively small town, when you get at the heart of it and I’ve had my hand (and mouth) in enough projects that it caught the eye of a

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Chummin’ up Chuckanut Creek

Laid to rest atop a rock muttering last words cycle continues

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The Tonight Show – 2015 Mancuso Christmas

People in our family like to entertain. Sometime we entertain others, but mostly we enjoy amusing ourselves. We’ve been doing it since we were kids, gathering together for the holidays and putting on shows for our parents. In 2015, “The

Christmas in February!

A shout out to our friend April. We finally celebrated Xmas (in Feb) and appreciate the gifts we received. In our fashion, we’d prefer to shout from the mountain tops (or in this case the interwebs) our thanks for April’s