December 2, 2022

Nelson Family Adventure to Greece

Yassas (Hello!) from the north shore of Korinthos Bay in the Gulf of Corinth, just east of the Ionian Sea! More broadly: Greece. The family and […]
November 2, 2022

Our adventure to Ptarmigan Ridge & Goat Lake

With all the Ninja and swim competitions this past summer, we almost let the entire season slip by without a trip to the mountains. Fortunately, all […]
February 22, 2022

My wife, Heather Nelson, is competing on AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR!!!

For the past several years, since before Covid, Heather, Hayden and Jazzy have been obsessed with “Ninja Warrior” style obstacle racing. It began when a local […]
January 2, 2022

21 Reasons I Will Never Forget 2021

2021 is nearly complete, and WHAT … A … YEAR !!! It has delivered great challenges for many — and also countless rewards. With that in […]
December 7, 2021

What’s up with Bellingham’s Mid-Winter, Open-Water Swimming?

Oh, it’s practically mainstream in Bellingham nowadays! And it’s easy to understand why: IT’S SOOO GOOD FOR YOU!!!!! Yes yes, more and more people (admittedly MOSTLY […]
November 30, 2021


The family and I CHASED WATER all summer here in Belingham, WA! We were regulars at Bloedel Donovan and Lake Whatcom, cooling off in the afternoons […]
November 16, 2021

Our Bellingham Summer Adventures At Home and Afar!

Summer 2021 was a ROARING SUCCESS in the fun department!!! In early June, Heather and I teamed up and raced in the Bellingham SwimRun at Lake […]
November 13, 2021

Polar Bear Plunge 2021 New Year’s Day

Doing a polar bear plunge on New Year’s Day is our family tradition in Bellingham, WA! In this video my wife Heather, my son Hayden, and […]
November 4, 2021

Orcas Island Swimrun Recap, 2021

I have previously shared my passion for the obscure, wildly addictive sport of Swimrun — a combination of trail running and open water swimming, all in […]