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
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”
San’en-zan Zōjō-ji (三縁山増上寺) is a historic Buddhist temple in Minato, Tokyo and can be strolled though on a walking route towards Tokyo Tower. “Zojoji was founded in 1393 as an orthodox and fundamental nembutsu seminary for Jodo shu in the Kanto (east Japan) region.” When … Continue readingDaibonsho (Zōjō-ji Bell); Japan
We may have turned the seasonal corner in the Pacific Northwest, as we ‘spring forward’ in time and in weather. With this, our tendency to venture outside grows stronger with every day it gets warmer. If you are a fan of wildlife, especially birds, and … Continue readingDuck Down To Delta
Chris and I go on a $24 adventure, it’s a rail trip! As we head from BLI to YVR by way of American train; find out on this episode how Chris finds an analog heaven full of paper. I meet a master timelord named Jason … Continue reading“Time in the North”
Thank you so much sponsors! The Vancouver DGR had over 200 riders show up to this year’s ride and as a group we have raised (at the time of this post) $20,342 USD! Stay tuned to Bellingham Podcast (available wherever you podcast www.bellinghampodcast.com), to catch an … Continue readingDistinguished Gentleman’s Ride 2017- Thank you sponsors!