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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; AFK but IBD

4/19/2019
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We are off the mic this week as Chris flies in from parts unknown, but be sure to check back next week as we get back on the mic. Chris has another interview with a local non-profit coming soon! Like audio books? Like supporting your local bookstore? Check out Independent Bookstore Day: April 27 on Libro.fm (not a sponsored bit- who doesn't like free things) https://libro.fm/ibd for details.

Duration:00:02:47

Ep. 114 "Interview with Executive Director of Lighthouse Mission"

4/12/2019
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On this episode (the actually episode 114): Chris interviews Hans Erchinger-Davis, Executive Director of Lighthouse Mission Ministries to spotlight the long-time Bellingham non-profit

Duration:00:28:39

Ep. 113 "IHOPProductivity?"

4/6/2019
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Chris and AJ are back and getting back into the swing of things! And now it's TIME (get it?) to tackle a topic near and dear to Chris' heart...Productivity! But not in a way you're probably used to; it can even come with a side of bacon! Interested? Tune into this reuniting episode of your PNW loving, minimalist practicing, and horological speaking podcast aficionados. And...if you wait until the end, you might even discover they can carry a tune in a bucket? **Yes- AJ botched the EP number...

Duration:00:30:26

AE. 05 @buyingontime #watchfam

3/29/2019
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Meet Jared of Buying On Time. He is known online for passion for Bulova watches, the founder and owner of the vintage sales & restoration of watches on the site Buying On Time, and friend of ours in the #watchfam. BuyingOnTime on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/buyingontime/ BOT on the web https://www.buyingontime.com/watches --- The Analog Explorer: www.theanalogexplorer.com

Duration:00:32:37

AE. 04 @_a_diaz_ #watchfam

3/24/2019
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Meet Alena; a watchmaker in Seattle, a lover of cars, a avid PNW adventurer, and friend of ours in the #watchfam _a_diaz_ on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_a_diaz_ Seattle Watchmaking https://www.instagram.com/seattlewatchmaking/ --- The Analog Explorer: www.theanalogexplorer.com

Duration:00:34:01

AE. 03 @EA8 #watchfam

3/18/2019
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Meet Eric of EA Leather Goods. He is known online for his bespoke leather craft, his custom leather watch straps, and for being a good friend of ours in the #watchfam EA8 on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ea8/ Where to get a check out EA8's leather craft https://www.instagram.com/ealeathergoods/ --- The Analog Explorer: www.theanalogexplorer.com

Duration:00:32:43

AE. 02 @ToxicNatos #watchfam

3/9/2019
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Meet Terry of ToxicNatos, a name well known in the community for his killer NATO style straps and a friend of ours in the #watchfam ToxicNatos on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/toxicnatos/ Where to get a ToicNATO https://www.toxicnatos.com/ --- The Analog Explorer: www.theanalogexplorer.com

Duration:00:33:55

AE. 01 @DanC21cy #watchfam

3/2/2019
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Meet Dan (@danc21cy), a watch collector in the British Military, and a friend of ours in the #watchfam. Dan: https://www.instagram.com/danc21cy/ Elliot Brown https://www.instagram.com/ebwatches/?utm_source=ig_profile_share&igshid=11pl1w5gywvvy Holton 354 Project https://www.pageandcooper.com/watch-brands/page-and-cooper-collabs/ Zulu Alpha Straps: https://www.instagram.com/zulualphastraps/?utm_source=ig_profile_share&igshid=kf4j3f8msf6n --- The Analog Explorer: www.theanalogexplorer.com AJ...

Duration:00:36:29

AE 00: Trailer #Watchfam Mini Series: The Analog Explorer x Bham Podcast

2/28/2019
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Coming soon a Bellingham Podcast mini-series on the #watchfam. Check back to the podcast feed this weekend for the first episode. A post is up on the backstory of this mini-series: https://ajbarse.com/analog-explorer-bellingham-podcast/ And is supported by The Analog Explorer, www.theanalogexplorer.com.

Duration:00:04:52

Ep. 112 "Strapped for Time" #watchfam

2/24/2019
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We have two words for ya: Watch straps! AJ and Chris are surveying the landscape of accessories for your timepiece. Tune into this fun BhamPodcast watchstrap roundup. #WatchFam Analog Explorer X Bham Podcast mini series Utility vs Style Categories: * Nylon (for the rugged type or casual) * Casual NATO/G10 style strap Why you should save your money and DON'T just buy a cheap NATO * Nylon weave and thread count; rough * Hardware - do you trust that that tang is going to keep * Stitching - will...

Duration:00:32:17

Ep. 111 "Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center" #local

2/15/2019
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Chris goes out on assignment for Bham Podcast to spotlight a long-time Bellingham non-profit; the Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center (WDRC). Tune into this interview on location with Moonwater, Executive Director of the Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center. * E.D. Since 2005, 14 years. Lead instructor for the WDRC's 40-hour professional mediation training. * 2014 Bellingham-Whatcom Chamber of Commerce's non-profit of the year * 2017's Whatcom Women in Business Professional Woman of the Year *...

Duration:00:22:37

Ep. 110 "Data Minimalistic?" #tech

2/10/2019
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On the heals of an episode on where our attention goes when we are bored, Facebook turned 15, and a book on Digital Minimalism was released. Chris and AJ talk about what your data (bored or otherwise) says and can cost you, and some ways to go about changing that. Listener comments from Ep 109 “I have found my book to read to escape boredom and utilise my time to continue learning! #bhampodcast” Richard Vinhais...

Duration:00:31:37

Ep. 109 "Bored? Push play..." #watchfam #local

2/4/2019
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It's shunned by society, yet necessary for the creative process. It's something we endured so much as youngsters, and never seem to experience as grown-ups. Am we boring you yet? If so, GOOD! We're going to explore the life changing magic of boredom and if and where if belongs in our daily life. What's on wrist: Big shout out to watchfam and friend of the show @ea8, for sending us two absolutely killer handcrafted watchstraps. https://www.instagram.com/ealeathergoods/...

Duration:00:28:03

Ep.108 "ROI on Goodness" #local

1/28/2019
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Henry David Thoreau once said, “Goodness is the only investment that never fails," and your PNW duo say “When you invest in yourself, you'll never feel bankrupt.” This week Chris and AJ are talking about ways to contribute in various ways to your internal savings account with some solid Bham returns on investment. AJ * Do more, social media less, and more time 'Doing' *www.analogexplorer.com Chris * Physical - Gym workouts are sacrosanct. They are not subbed out for another event. *...

Duration:00:29:17

Ep.107 "Experiences" #watchfam #local

1/18/2019
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On this episode, Chris talks about The OVN Experience, AJ hits on eperincing the mountain from a childs point of view, and the PNW podcast duo talk about SIHH and answer questions from Instagram. All that and more on this episode of the #bhampodcast. * OVN woodfired pizza in Fairhaven (http://www.ovnwoodfiredpizza.com/) * Healthy ingredients from local partners like Carne, Ferndale Farmstead Cheese Artisans, and Twin Sisters Creamery * Blues playlist at a comfortable decibel level. * Some of...

Duration:00:33:06

Ep.106 "Hosts' Transparency Pool"

1/14/2019
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On this episode, Chris and AJ take this second week of the new year to dive into a transparency pool. Airing what is on their minds for 2019, and what they are personally looking forward to trying in the coming year. As opposed to episodes past on their New Year resolutions, your PNW hosts talk about the trends they are trying to make as a habit, or a habit to try to buck for 2019. And they hope everyone listening, just has goals for 2019 that make them...just a little bit happier. Chris *...

Duration:00:29:41

Ep. 105 Finding Digital Hygge? #tech

1/7/2019
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We are back from holiday! Be sure to check out the January Edition of Bellingham Alive- you might want to check out their "Fave Five." On this episode: What Digital Hygge is and isn't, and for $100,000 Lifewater dollars would giving up your smartphone help you find it? Chris' took on the non smartphone phone experiment...how long did he last with a non-smartphone and what effects did it have on him? Find out this and more on this inaugural 2019 episode. Recap of Hygge (Hue-guh): A Danish...

Duration:00:29:06

Ep. 104 "Stocking Stuff'n?"

12/24/2018
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AJ is back on the mic, but still with a chest cold and cough that lingers. But your PNW duo has four stocking stuffers, three bad jokes, two reflections looking back on 2018, and one fun-filled podcast with nothing but holiday cheer. Housekeeping- Bham Podcast Website- New look; same site: bellinghampodcast.com (http://bellinghampodcast.com/) Last minute stocking stuffing Hide & Drink watch roll...

Duration:00:27:22

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