Completing the Bridge of the Gods 10K is in the Running category of my bucket list. It was in there last year too (as a 5K) but I recycled it and added the 10K leg. I’m happy to report that this one is also checked off the list.
This weekend the Barlow crew attended Bloomsday 2018 in Spokane WA. I grew up near Spokane in the 70s and 80s and I can’t believe that I have never done a Bloomsday… Anyhow, it ended up as an item on my running bucket list and I’m happy to report that it is now successfully crossed […]
So, apparently there was a Clipper Fleet in Seattle. How did I not know about this?! I was taking a sailing class in Shilshole Bay Marina this weekend and we stumbled on the 75 foot PSP-Logistics, docked for repair. Turns out there was an entire fleet of them parked downtown. What are These Ships When […]
This is an update on my “learn to sail” project. Last weekend I completed my first two lessons through Windworks Sailing at Shillshole Bay Marina in Ballard, WA. Windworks uses the US Sailing Basic Keelboat (BK) curriculum and divides it into three parts: BK1, BK2 and Bk3. Brief side note: I discovered Windworks when I […]
This blog runs WordPress on Cloudways. Setting up a blog isn’t too difficult, but there are a few ways to do it wrong. If you do you can fall down a rabbit hole and spend more time working on your blog, fixing problems, and troubleshooting than actually writing posts. Through various experiments over the years […]