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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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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 feed....

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

Ep. 73 "A Nor'Wester Comes Seaforth" #watchfam

3/25/2018
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Hey watchfam! We have a horological Nor'Wester coming Seaforth from Vancouver in the form of a collaboration between Roldorf and Halios. Top of the morn'n to ya. Chris and AJ talk about how they tackle the morning. Facebook fatigue, we have three helpful hacks to help disconnect your 'analytica'. And the little social network that could, Vero, wraps up our tech addiction recap. All that and more on this 73rd edition of the #bhampodcast. Quick correction on Episode 72 AJ's reminiscing on...

Duration:00:31:36

Ep. 72 "Ornithological Website Remodel"

3/20/2018
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Chris and AJ take flight from their remodeled website nests, and using opposite platforms. AJ Ducks Down North from Bham to Westham as Chris goes soars South for a daddy-daughter gameapalooza. Chris also has a helpful hack to make those pesky Windows windows obey you in a snap. All that and more on this episode of the Bellingham Podcast. Wonderful Web Remodels (SquareSpace and Wordpress) Ajbarse.com (http://ajbarse.com/) A special thanks to all the Patreon patrons who have helped support...

Duration:00:30:06

Ep. 71 "Why Is [this] Still A Thing?"

3/14/2018
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AJ and Chris ask a rhetorical, yet impact question: **Why is this still a thing?** Plus, now that the cold weather and flu season is subsiding, where does one go to rejuvenate? We're talkin' self-care options around Whatcom County. And we'll throw in a couple hacks to brighten your weekend... All that and more.... Sorry for the late posting of this episode! * * * Topic - Why is this still a thing? Chris: * The Bachelor * A $1,000 phone...with a notch...that comes with only 5GB of cloud...

Duration:00:33:08

Ep. 70 "Time in the North"

3/3/2018
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AJ and Chris go on a $24 adventure, it's a rail trip! As they head from BLI to YVR by way of American train; find out on this episode how Chris finds an analog heaven full of paper. AJ meets a master timelord. And they both talk about "the wall of tea," all that and more on this episode of the Bellingham Podcast. * What can $24 round trip get you...how about an over 2hr delay. * Cold and wet Vancouver * Taxi it if you are trying to get from downtown to Grandville Island * Because remember-...

Duration:00:30:04

Ep. 69 "Analog Cappuccino"

2/25/2018
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AJ and Chris return to the unofficial "Bellingham Podcast Test Kitchen" to revisit making a good cup of espresso cappuccino coffee at home. This episode is about Analog Coffee 2.0 : Could you craft an cappuccino at home and without a lot of fancy and expensive equipment? Here is a breakdown of what AJ uses every [work] day for his morning fix, saving cashola in the process. * *Diguo Premium Manual Coffee Milk Frother Foam Maker Stainless Steel Foamer, 400ml (Black)...

Duration:00:23:45

Ep. 68 "Analog Endeavours"

2/19/2018
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A while ago, AJ and Chris arrived at the intersection of digital and analog and this episode talks about the endeavors they are starting as look back at the basics. Chris with capturing moments scratching pen to paper to archive and sort his day. AJ perusing his alchemy of time and light with analog photograpy and capturing his son growing up. All this and more on this episode of the Bellingham Podcast. Chris Bag. Paper. Pen. The dedicated workweek * The Bag - Everki Venue XL...

Duration:00:29:03

Ep. 67 "Off The Grid & not Social Networked"

2/11/2018
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On this episode Chris and AJ have an open, and live, discussion for anyone who just feels like they need to get off the social media grid. In a world where everything is so interconnected, and everyone YELLING opinions, on this episode your two hosts give some subdued approaches to getting your digital self prepped and off the grid. Website builders SquareSpace Wix Weebly Zoho Wordpress Newletters Tiny Letter Mailchimp Messaging Signal Connect with us *AJ*: patreon.com/ajbarse...

Duration:00:23:56

Ep. 66 "Subdued by Sickness"

2/4/2018
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On AJ's most subdued episode ever, he rejoins Chris after getting over a highly contagious virus that kept him away from the podcast last week. Chris is at the helm of this episode, as they hit on the iPhone X being X'd out? Local eats and drinks in Bellingham to help getover the last hump of winter, and bringing back Unscripted Insights to get to know a little more about Chris and AJ. Topic Commentary - short-lived New Shiny? Apple reportedly plans to discontinue the first-gen iPhone X...

Duration:00:31:34

Ep. 65 "Analog Explorers"

1/20/2018
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This episode is dedicated to the #watchfam, as AJ and Chris go from technologists to analog explorers. SIHH in Switzerland : Bonkers watches The A.Langr & Sohne “Triple Split” first ever and only watch to do so. https://www.hodinkee.com/articles/first-take-sihh-2018-a-lange-sohne-triple-split Piaget (Concept) redefines “thin” and Apple got nothing on this 2mm movement. https://www.hodinkee.com/articles/piaget-altiplano-ultimate-concept-watch-hands-on HYT H20 Fluid thinking of time...

Duration:00:37:29

Ep. 64 "Insert [Crypto] Coin Player One

1/14/2018
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All the fuss is about the recent buzzwords: Cryptocurrency, Meltdown, Spectre, and the blackout letters C.E & S. Plus, AJ and Chris will unpack *what we pack* when we take a weekend getaway. * * * Oh yea...CES is going on Despite a power outage for two hours (https://www.ktnv.com/news/ces-goes-dark-as-las-vegas-convention-center-loses-power)... Thanks to heavy rainfall. In Las Vegas. From the news ”Meltdown and Spectre” Via Reuters...

Duration:00:31:45