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"Pacific Northwest aficionados, AJ Barse and Chris Powell are your hosts each week talking about their views and interests in technology, travel, gear and watches. Recorded in Bellingham or on location (typically in their favorite local coffee establishments) in City of Subdued Excitement. Bellingham Washington. This show is also available on-air on Bellingham's KMRE 102.3FM."

"Pacific Northwest aficionados, AJ Barse and Chris Powell are your hosts each week talking about their views and interests in technology, travel, gear and watches. Recorded in Bellingham or on location (typically in their favorite local coffee establishments) in City of Subdued Excitement. Bellingham Washington. This show is also available on-air on Bellingham's KMRE 102.3FM."
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"Pacific Northwest aficionados, AJ Barse and Chris Powell are your hosts each week talking about their views and interests in technology, travel, gear and watches. Recorded in Bellingham or on location (typically in their favorite local coffee establishments) in City of Subdued Excitement. Bellingham Washington. This show is also available on-air on Bellingham's KMRE 102.3FM."

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Episodes

Station Break 12/14 (With Tidings of Comfort and Joy)

12/14/2018
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AJ and Chris are off the mic this week to take some R&R and recoup from rounds of germs that are floating in the holiday air. But Chris brings you a small "tidings" of comfort and joy...

Duration:00:02:47

Ep. 103 "Read Local"

12/10/2018
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On this episode not only are we on location in the "Writers Penthouse" of Village Books, but also this episode was made is in partnership with our very own Village Books, and Seattle based Libro.FM! We have our FIRST long distance interview, AJ has some talk time with Mark Pearson, the CEO and founder of Libro.FM. And Chris and AJ sit down in the Writers Corner of Village Books and talk with two of the three co-owners of Village Books (Paul Hanson and Sarah Hutton) in Fairhaven. New to...

Duration:00:31:37

Ep. 102 "Season of Less"

12/2/2018
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Tis the “Season of Less?” Chris is back with his silky baritone voice. AJ & Chris are looking at letting go of various software, media content, and streaming services. Meanwhile, looking at new independent content creators. Heat up some peppermint tea and settle into your sofa. It's time once again... For the Bellingham Podcast. Housekeeping Thanks to everyone who have reached out to the show, we have seen your messages. Shout-out to 40/20...

Duration:00:31:59

Station Break

11/21/2018
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Thanksgiving station break- Chris away from the mic due to illness. AJ on the mic with some seasonal recommendations during this (US) holiday season.

Duration:00:05:09

Ep. 101 "Gear 101" #gear #watchfam

11/18/2018
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Welcome to season 5 of The Bellingham Podcast! For episode 101 we are coming back to the topic that got us going from the start; gear Thanks to everyone who has been contacting us with regards to sponsoring an episode. Chris and I are going through each of the emails and we will be chatting more about that soon, should anything pan out. Travel to Vancouver: RedBar YVR * Watches * WatchFam - Ryan, Dan the Man, Sean, Sherlock, Phil, Greg, Brian, and many others * The venue - Rule #3 of...

Duration:00:30:26

Ep. 100 "The Mayor"

11/12/2018
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On this 100th episode of the Bellingham Podcast, AJ and Chris have a very special guest- the Mayor of Bellingham, Kelli Linville. Office of Mayor Kelli Linville - https://www.cob.org/gov/mayor Thanks to everyone who subscribes and listens to the show!

Duration:00:30:50

Ep 99. "Thank You Listeners"

11/4/2018
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This is our big thank you listener episode! After 98 shows, AJ and Chris are very thankful to be able to be doing what they do: having a conversation on the mic about stuff that interests them and the community in which they live. Thank you EVERYONE for listening and supporting the show. And stay tuned for Episode 100- with an interview with a very special guest. Where we at? Barkley Village Woods Coffee, overlooking Bellingham's movie monstrosity, 3008 Cinema Pl, Bellingham, WA 98226 *Not...

Duration:00:29:12

Ep. 98 "Practicing Nidhamu (Discipline)" : A Word of Note series

10/28/2018
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Nidhamu (Discipline) AJ and Chris wrap up the common theme across the last three miniseries in this final episode in the" Words of Note series". What the heck was that sentence Chris said? “It is important to have discipline in your life.” - in Swahili! What is Nidhamu? (https://en.bab.la/dictionary/swahili-english/nidhamu) From the Swahili Wikipedia (https://sw.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nidhamu) - “A (https://sw.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mtu) disciplined person is the person who does what needs to be...

Duration:00:29:25

Ep. 97 "Processing Manan" : A Word of Note series

10/20/2018
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Manan AJ and Chris are continuing their Words of Note series with one that you might not be familiar with, but it gives you a chance to think...and reflect: An exploration of Manan KNKX - A Walking Tour of Bellingham (http://www.knkx.org/post/walking-tour-through-downtown-bellingham) Special thanks to Geoffrey Redick, producer of KNKX's All Things Considered Shout-out to KNKX for hosting a “KNKX Connects to Bellingham” even last week at the Mount Baker Theater, including a live broadcast of...

Duration:00:30:04

Ep. 96 "To Kaizen" : A Word of Note series

10/14/2018
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Kaizen, or Continuous Improvement, is the second topic Chris and AJ cover in their Word of Note mini series. Not from a design standpoint, or how to make a better product; but from the perspective for how anyone can seek out change small changes for their personal good. All that and more, and your favorite PNW aficionados are four episodes away from their 100th!. From Toyota's Blog (http://blog.toyota.co.uk/kaizen-toyota-production-system): “*Kaizen* (English: Continuous improvement): A...

Duration:00:30:39

Ep. 95 "To Hygge": A Word of Note series

9/28/2018
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Summer has taken its last curtain call, and autumn brings that desire to be warm and cozy. Are you wanting to experience...“a mood of coziness and comfortable conviviality with feelings of wellness and contentment.” The Danish folks have a term for this: It's called Hygge. AJ and Chris talk about what makes up Hygge for them here in the PNW as part of their new mini-sieres "A Word of Note." What is Hygge? From Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hygge). Who has talked about Hygge? From...

Duration:00:29:26

BRB, AFK, and Station Break

9/20/2018
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Chris and AJ will be back...and with a new mini-series that they are working on. Words! Stay tuned and tune back in in two weeks.

Duration:00:01:29

Ep. 94 "Mindfulness of Fitness" : PNW State Of Mind series

9/17/2018
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The last episode of the 5 part mini series by AJ and Chris on the PNW State Of Mind. This time, your PNW duo is looking at bookending diet, with exercise and how that reoccurring theme of finding your inner discipline has been woven into each of the episodes in this mini-series. *On this episode* - The primer: * There isn't one- dovetails back to the first episode in this mini-series * Rejoin the DGR : https://www.gentlemansride.com/rider/barse Health and fitness @Chris - DIY Walking Route...

Duration:00:28:30

Ep. 93 "Mindfulness & Money": PNW State Of Mind Series

9/10/2018
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AJ and Chris got our mind on our money and our money on our mind. This week we look at part 4 of our PNW State Of Mind Series and we are looking at finances, debt, and ways to keep the Benjamins in our wallets. The primers: * What are you subscribed to these days...and how much does it cost each month? https://www.popsci.com/check-app-subscriptions * Chris' family tech subscriptions = approx. $25/month. Chris' personal nerd subscriptions = approx. $25/month * “The staggering environmental...

Duration:00:30:17

Ep. 92 "Mindfulness About Time": PNW State Of Mind Series

9/5/2018
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We're playing around with work-life balance and how we can keep it in balance. How much social media takes up our time? Are all those notifications at work making you work better? And on that commute, do you work more time than you are paid? Listen to AJ and Chris talk about the 8-8-8 method of looking at time in your day; 8hrs of work, 8hrs of play, 8hrs of sleep. And how time is being balanced in the US, UK, and France...all that a more on this episode of The Bellingham Podcast. The...

Duration:00:30:56

Ep. 91 "Mindfully Winding Down": PNW State Of Mind Series

8/27/2018
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AJ and Chris take a deeper dive into the PNW State of Mind series. This episode looks at our mindset and habbits, a Journey to the Center of the Mind! Mindfulness, sleep, meditation, and the mentally behind hitting the jackpot on social media. AJ * Follow up from last week. * Mentioned but ran out of time to talk about tried/using Zero fasting app: * https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/zero-fasting-tracker/id1168348542?mt=8 * Tried Soylent : https://soylent.com/ * Out of geek/biohacker...

Duration:00:30:06

Ep. 90 "Mindful Eating": PNW State Of Mind Series

8/20/2018
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AJ and Chris dive in to an all new mini-series called the PNW State of Mind Series. Taking a bird's eye view of something often neglected, but highly critical to our well-being: Our health! The duo talk Chris * Wrapping up the hiking season, and changing my mindset in approaching food * Requiem for a personal newsletter Primer: Published Aug 8: NYT OP.Ed. *The Toll of America’s Obesity *Beyond the human suffering, diet-related diseases impose massive economic costs. By David S. Ludwig and...

Duration:00:32:48

Ep. 89 "Sailing Mental North"

8/10/2018
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Chris is back from his professional travels and wraps up this is part five of five of The Urban Hiker's Grand-tour series. On this episode, AJ talks about his Mental North while being atop Winchester Mountain. How Barkley Villiage now has a subdued farmers market every Wednesday in August. And Washington States historic (replica) seafaring tallship The Lady Washington. And if you have been missing Chris' 80's nestaliga, he pumps up his jam and goes all 1989 on us- all that and more on this...

Duration:00:28:03

Station Break (Weekend of August 3)

8/3/2018
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We are still off the air for another week- look for our fresh new episode the weekend of August 11- until then, take a listen to this pics that we recommend if you are new to the show or playing catch up... Thanks! AJ & Chris

Duration:00:01:52

Station Break (Weekend of July 27)

7/27/2018
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We are off the air for two weeks- look for our fresh new episode the weekend of August 11- until then, take a listen to this pics that we recommend if you are new to the show or playing catch up... Thanks! AJ & Chris

Duration:00:01:52