Out of Office: Mini-Vacation Edition

Tomorrow morning, at around 8:45am, the family and I will be boarding the Amtrak Cascades line at the Fairhaven Station here in Bellingham, and at approximately 2:55pm we’ll arrive at Union Station in Portland, Oregon (pictured in the photo here). It’s been a while since I extolled one of the many virtues of Bellingham, Washington, … Continue reading Out of Office: Mini-Vacation Edition

Out of Office: Fall Term Start-up Edition

Well, it’s that time of year again, when I, an employee of the local university, must set aside the non-essentials, painfully blogging among them, and take on the busiest period on the ever-revolving and repeating calendar: The start of Fall Quarter and the beginning of the 2012-2013 academic year. My duties find me in the … Continue reading Out of Office: Fall Term Start-up Edition

New Out of Office Feature: The Best Of Fish & Bicycles

This Saturday, the family and I will be heading, rather counterintuitively, to Arizona for a week-long, or so, vacation. (I say it’s counterintuitive, because there are few places more enjoyable than right here in Bellingham, Washington during the summer, we live here because it never gets too cold or too hot, and yet where we’re … Continue reading New Out of Office Feature: The Best Of Fish & Bicycles