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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. 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...

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?...

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

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! Also, we will be off the air for two weeks, rejoining you all August 11. AJ The lead in: Washington State Parks Foundation- guest writer:...

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 (Urban Hiker Grand Tour)

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 (Urban Hiker Grand Tour)

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 "TailGate-Cast" #local

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