Perspective

My view of Lummi Island from north of the ferry landing Over the Memorial Day weekend, we took a day trip out to Lummi Island. This is a place I grew up going to and have been to hundreds of times. As we pulled up to the ferry line in Fiji, our VW Westfalia, it … Continue reading Perspective

Building Bellingham in a Whole New Way

Tony Moceri and Leo Cohen in the Building Bellingham Podcast Studio The name Moceri has been tied to building in Bellingham and Whatcom County since 1974 because of Moceri Construction, but recently I had the opportunity to be a part of building Bellingham in a much different way. The Building Bellingham Podcast put together by … Continue reading Building Bellingham in a Whole New Way

Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover

Paul Bar/Food is my new favorite restaurant in Palm Springs On a recent trip to Palm Springs, we were looking for a place to celebrate a friend’s birthday, and we landed on Paul Bar/Food. We had never heard of it, but the menu looked good. The location was a little way off the main drag … Continue reading Don’t Judge a Book by Its Cover

How Much is Too Much?

There is a good chance you are waking up from a night of overindulging, and if not last night, the holiday season likely meant consumption on a grand scale. Frankly, it’s one of my favorite things about the time from Halloween through New Year’s. To my doctor’s dismay, it is a time to consume. Candy … Continue reading How Much is Too Much?

While The World Sleeps

There is nothing more distracting to me than having other people around. If another human is in the room I’m talking to them, whether they like it or not, and just being in the same building with someone creates an urge almost as great. This has always meant that I had to find ways to … Continue reading While The World Sleeps

Friends

Best Friends Margaret the Cow with Pearl the Goat Although I'm sure everyone clicked through to hear about everyone's favorite sitcom that is not what I'm writing about, however, I am a huge fan so if you do want to chat about Friends the show just let me know. This is about two rather unlikely … Continue reading Friends

Play Time

As I have been talking to people over the last couple months the consistent theme is what they now see as important is a lot different than a year ago. They are trading maximizing the dollars they can make for enjoying what they do every day and who they do it with. Spending time with … Continue reading Play Time

Tracking

VHS Tape Before I ever had cable, satellite, DVD’s, Netflix, Amazon, or whatever streaming option, I had the VHS. A product of the 80’s we would go to the Video Depot, a marvelous place filled with rows and rows of endless entertainment. There were even rows I wasn’t supposed to go down because those movies … Continue reading Tracking

Life in the Haze

Driving through the Haze in Northern California For much of September I lived in the haze. I took a quick drive to Northern California where the smoke was so thick, I felt as though I could physically touch it. The surreal colors created by the sun and chemicals made it look like I was moving … Continue reading Life in the Haze

Lessons Learned: Sandcastle #2

Maui Beach Sunset with Palm Trees We were fortunate to take another trip to the beach this winter and yet again we found ourselves building a sandcastle! This year I went into the process with full acceptance that my daughter would destroy whatever we built so this was much more about the journey than the … Continue reading Lessons Learned: Sandcastle #2