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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

Ep. 90 "Mindfull 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

Ep. 88 "PNW Lighhouse Points" #outdoors (Urban Hiker Grand Tour)

7/20/2018
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The Urban Hiker's Grand Tour continues! We hear the latest hike to #GetOutThere - Chuckanut Ridge Trail (https://www.wta.org/go-hiking/hikes/chuckanut-ridge-trail), lower ridge trail in Larrabee State Park territory from Chris. And AJ sheds some light on hiking around some of our Washington State Lighthouses. AND a birthday! AJ The lead in: Washington State Parks Foundation- guest writer: https://waparks.org/pacific-northwest-lighthouse-adventures-with-wspf-photographer-aj-barse/...

Duration:00:27:25

Ep. 87 "Go Chase'n Waterfalls" #outdoors (Urban Hiker Grand Tour)

7/16/2018
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The Urban Hiker's Grand Tour saga continues! This time, AJ and Chris share about their travels chasing waterfalls, and lakes. A listener voicemail clears up the name on Chris' unnamed trail he talked about a few episodes back. And the Chris takes the wayback machine to 1987. The Outbound Collective; https://www.theoutbound.com/hiking Another (more visual) resource to scout your next trail. Adventures - Stories - Gear - Events Sort by: Hiking, Photography, Chillin, Camping, Swimming,...

Duration:00:27:14

Ep. 86 Highway To The PNW Zone #outdoors

7/9/2018
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AJ and Chris continues with their Urban Hiker Grand Tour, while going back to 1986 going Mach 2 with their hair on fire. From Spokane, to Lummi Island, and a hidden trail here in Bellingham- it is time to kick the tires and light the fires for this episode of the Bellingham Podcast. Chris Coming soon to Bellingham...a new hiking trail with a spectacular view of Bellingham Bay. Your trail scavenger hunt starts at Lakeway Drive. Go up Puget Street, left on Consolidation, right on Racine....

Duration:00:27:13

Ep. 85 "The Urban Hiker Grand Tour" #outdoors #local

7/3/2018
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AJ and Chris hike onward and upward with their month long theme of venturing out, this time talkin about getting out the house...and hiking around, even if you got a young'un with a stroller, or you're one of our respected elders with a walker. Welcome to the Bellingham Podcast; Urban Hiker's Grandtour ... This just in... The Bellingham Podcast now on iHeart radio (thank you editor staff at iHeart). So we are pretty much now available on every major (and minor) podcast network short of...

Duration:00:29:50

Ep. 84 "TaleGate-Cast"

6/26/2018
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On this episode, AJ and Chris record from the great outdoors- live from the unofficial Truckbed Studios of the Bellingham Podcast. Yes, you read right- your two PNW loving technologists do a test run using a slightly different podcasting setup while recording on location. Chris gives the rundown of outdoor urban activities in Bham. AJ talks about taking a walk, without nosediving into your mobile device. And the two of them vent about minimalism and how they feel about the over connected...

Duration:00:33:43

Ep. 83 "Summer Book Club?" #travel #tech

6/18/2018
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Happy Fathers Day everyone! On this episode, Chris and AJ are prepping you for your summer road trip'n adventuring here in the PNW as summer seems to be here to stay (finally). This episode has recomendations for some new reading, listening, and watching as well as a quick tech recap of Apple's WWDC , but not in a techie kind of way. Apple Apple's WWDC was two weeks ago, we are not a news show (but if we were we'd do it better) but here are a few things to keep an eye out for if you are an...

Duration:00:32:31

Ep. 82 "Triforce of Makers" (intro by Terry of ToxicNatos) #watchfam #local

6/3/2018
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We are back from our station break, and we have a packed episode with a trifecta of PNW American makers! Meet Terry of ToxicNatos (with a killer intro to our episode), Nicki of ::found:: Leather Goods, and Erica from Art Wood. All that and more on this episode of the Bellingham Podcast Intro - Terry of ToxicNatos (thanks Terry!) “We believe in beautifully designed, functional products. ToxicNATOs strives to deliver the highest-quality straps, with exceptional hardware, chamfered-durable...

Duration:00:30:26

Ep. 81.5 "Memorial Day (USA) Station Break"

5/25/2018
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A week away from the show out of observance of Memorial Day (in the United States) Chris episode recap: tune into Ep. 75 "MNMLSM" AJ episode recap: tune into Ep. 76 "A PNW State of Mind" (with special intro by #watchfam @danc21cy) From the both of us on the Bellingham Podcast, thank you to all our active and retired service men and women, and especially who have given their life in the service of our country.

Duration:00:03:54

Ep. 81 "Wine Routes" #local

5/20/2018
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Episode 81 - Week of May 20 2018 On this episode: The roads less traveled Get your motor running, whether it's gasoline or electric, and head out on the highway, or in my case State Route 542. AJ and I share some worthwhile jaunts to take when ya just wanna get outta town for a spell or just take a weekend cruise. PLUS... an award-winning photographer strikes again, Stay tuned, y'all. This is the Bellingham Podcast Favorite Summer Time drink...that isn't Coffee * Chris; a Thai Basil...

Duration:00:26:50

Ep. 80 "It's all about mom" #local

5/15/2018
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Chris and AJ just take an episode to talk about their moms. Chris talks about how his mom set him on the career path that he has today. AJ talk about how his 'hip' mom introduced him to the Internets. And both of them talk about how technology can help make more family time. Wherever you are in the world, this episode is dedicated to all the moms out there and thank-you for all that you do for your kids and family. ------- That kind of computer Chris talks about: The Texas Instruments...

Duration:00:31:16

Ep. 79 "Mod Squad" #watchfam

5/6/2018
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Meet the Mod Squad!! AJ & Chris have anther #watchfam episode, diving into the subculture of watch collecting known as modding the Seiko SKX007. AJ talks about the ins-and-outs of watch modding and making. And Chris has a quick tech tip for those “We've been hacked - Change your passwords now” alerts. If you get into this episode, read AJ's humble horological full write-up on modding http://bit.ly/seikomodsquad ! Housekeeping: New tagging at the end of each episode title in the podcast...

Duration:00:29:35

Ep. 78 "Spring Cleaning for Gear" #edc

4/29/2018
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For the last couple episodes we've been talking about spring cleaning and minimalism. Now, AJ & Chris talk about what gear they are eyeing, or have been using lately, to fill a little bit of the newly freed up space. It is the annual spring-cleaning gear episode of the Bellingham Podcast. Podcast Logistical Housekeeping: New tagging at the end of each episode title in the podcast feed. Voicemail by Rising Sun Sailor: Dan https://www.instagram.com/rising_sun_sailor/ Bose+Hush...

Duration:00:30:41

Ep.77 "Bellingham Analytica" #tech

4/21/2018
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If a Facebook post is made, and no one reads it, is it likable? Feel sold down the timeline river with advertisers? Yeah, we're gonna talk about the Cambridge Analytica thing. But hang on now, it's AJ and Chris' take on the issue- we're not your typical tech pundits. Plus, a shout out to a local favorite Fairhaven business- because nothing beats the smell of fresh crafted leather. All this on the 77th edition of the Bellingham Podcast. Local shout out: Found Leather Goods:...

Duration:00:32:27

Ep. 76 "A PNW State of Mind" (with special intro by #watchfam @danc21cy)

4/15/2018
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The Bellingham Podcast has a special intro from Dan all the way from the island of Cyprus! Chris geeks out for a second episode on the topic of Minimalism. And AJ brings more math to the minimalists mentality physics; what has more value, the object or the memory it brings? Dan, Imagery Intelligence Analyst for the British Military is a listener station in Cyprus (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cyprus) , part of the #watchfam and avid adventurer (including climbing things) . Instagram:...

Duration:00:29:20

Ep. 75 "MNMLSM"

4/8/2018
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This episode is probably one of Chris' favorite topics: Minimalism! AJ talks about how his recent tech purge has made him appreciate "space" and how "stuff's" value isn't as great as the value of having "space." Listen to this a more practical side to minimalism, on this episode of the Bellingham Podcast. *How to help the mental hump of getting rid of stuff*: The Minimalists Game (https://www.theminimalists.com/game/) Star Trek TNG - Minimalist quarters...

Duration:00:30:24

Ep. 74 "A Rolex Diet Pepsi" #watchfam

4/1/2018
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Happy Basel Fools Day watchfam! On this episode AJ & Chris give their PNW view on the Basel World watch show. If you are into horology or watches, you'll want to check out this episode as it is dedicated to the PNW watchfam. Note: at time of recording for our national and international listeners 1 CHF (Swiss Franc) is equal to 1.06 USD 1 Euro equals 1.24 USD *Observations*: Finally! Watches are going back to mortal sizes, 36mm, 39mm, 41mm *...

Duration:00:35:46