A true account of a hitch trip I took from Portland, Oregon to Seattle, Washington back in the year 2000.
Wind, Wine, and Sailing in Bellingham, Washington with Linda Kissam
One of my most unique wine escapades was the sunny summer afternoon I spent on a wine cruise aboard the Schooner Zodiac in the beautiful Pacific Northwest.
Cruising the San Juan & Gulf Islands – A couples cruise to nirvana
A couple’s escapade amongst soft breezes, brilliant sunshine, intimate moorings, and gurgling blue waters of the San Juan Islands.
The Bellingham, WA Renaissance A 7-day Foodie Tour
Linda Kissam discovers the coolest place in the world is also the coolest place for foodies – Bellingham, Washington
World Travel for Almost Nothing #5
Being able to do something useful makes all the difference in the world when you want to travel the world for free or for almost nothing. The fact that I can write, edit, work on computers, fix cars, and wash dishes means that I can go just about anywhere and trade my skills for whatever…
Places I’ve Lived Ranked from Best to Worst with Top 10
This is actually, a very hard list to order – mainly because the particular time and experience I had in each place weighs just as heavily as the place itself. I didn’t realize that ranking these would be so difficult. Not only is it hard to rank the best from the places I’ve lived –…
Places I’ve Lived #14 – Seattle, Washington
I loved living in Seattle. I had been there for the protests that shut down the WTO in 1999. Seattle has great art, music, food, museums, and is surrounded by some of the most epic nature of any city in the world. I probably would have stayed there if the start up I was working…
Places I’ve Lived #11 – Bellingham, Washington
Thinking of Bellingham, Washington always makes me happy. I’m not going to lie and tell you that my life there was always happy, but for me, Bellingham was a magical place. I rolled in during the worst blizzard in decades. I wasn’t worried, I had a huge 4×4 and had first learned to drive on…
I love Fairhaven
I wrote this little blurb for the local Bellingham newspaper The Every Other Weekly back in 2003. I love Fairhaven by Vago Damitio I absolutely love where I live. Mountains, coastline, lakes, streams. The natural beauty is incredible, but everybody knows that. I love where I live. I live in Fairhaven About 100 years ago,…
A Typical Greyhound Busride – Farters and Axe Murderers
I’ve heard they’ve gotten better but here was what a bus ride on a Greyhound looked like in 1998. The bus ride was fairly uneventful. The first person to sit next to me was a sweet looking old woman who got on the bus in Centralia, Washington. I made room for her and she pulled…