I have had several friends who have had their battles with cancer. Colleagues who have felt the loss of a loved one from suicide, because of hidden mental health issues. Their stories lead me last year to join “the gentry,” of the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride, … Continue readingDGR 2018: Rejoining the Gentry in Vancouver BC.
No summer in the PNW is complete without a good day of hiking. To many hikers, myself included, one of my favorite spots is Winchester Mountain and its lookout station at its top in the Mount Baker Wilderness. To start, take Mount Baker Highway (SR542) … Continue readingTraversing the Ridge of Winchester
For the past four episodes of The Bellingham Podcast, we’ve been focusing on making the most of summer and enjoying the great PNW outdoors. We’ve called this mini-series The Urban Hiker’s Grand Tour, where each week Chris Powell and I talk about our hikes and … Continue readingThe Urban Hiker’s Grand Tour
As with any watch-geek, once your friends know you are ‘into watches,’ you become the defacto go-to person for watch advise. More recently in talking to friends, I’ve found that new dads find themselves coming into watches as they hope to have an heirloom to … Continue readingA Watch on Daddy-Duty
One of the photo competitions I look forward to every year is Bellingham’s very own Essence of Bellingham. Sponsored by the Whatcom Museum and the City of Bellingham, each year students, amateurs, and professionals living in Bellingham/Whatcom County submit their shots that capture the essence … Continue readingEssence of Bellingham 2018
Peacocks; you gotta hand it to them: They are the original masters of flaunting and attention grabbing. Known for their eye catching plumage adorned in iridescent emerald green and sapphire blue eyespot (sometimes ocellus), these ocellus laden plumes are used for “communication and courtship” which … Continue reading“Fan Dancer”
It will come as no surprise to any watch enthusiast, that if you have an interest in learning more about the mechanics of a watch, then the Seiko’s 7s26 based watches are a perfect place to start. A movement with a pedigree going back over … Continue readingA Timelord Time-Lapse | “7S26 / SKX007 Modding “