Improvisation in Life

img_0194_smThe time I’ve spent at the The Upfront Theatre over the years in classes and performance have made me a better human being. I enjoyed writing this Insider Blog for Bellingham Experience at Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism. Take a look at the article, and then take a class and see a show. 

Feeling Inspired


Photo by Dawn Matthes Photography.

Writing about someone who makes me feel inspired is a pretty easy gig. That’s how I felt writing my article about my experience with my friend Stephanie Williamson and our Life and Leadership Coaching sessions. I didn’t think I needed it. But after our first meeting, I realized everyone can benefit. Learn how to get out of your own way and start rolling forward.

Channeling Mount Baker Theatre’s Ghost Judy

mount-baker-theatre-momixWhen asked me to write from Mount Baker Theatre‘s Ghost Judy’s perspective, I thought maybe I was being punked. Someone might pay me to do that? How much fun is that? Turns out, a lot of fun.

Check out the first of what I hope are many posts that I wrote on behalf of the friendly ghost Judy.

Traveling Green

fiddlehead-tours-sarah-graingerCaring for the environment has always been a part of my core and appreciating it in the outdoors is one of my favorite things. So at Bellingham Green Drinks, when I heard Sarah Grainger’s 30-second pitch about her new tourism company, Fiddlehead Tours and Adventures, I knew I had to write about her and her business. She called it “Holistic Commodity Tourism.” Its a technical term for a way we could all look at every day life, or a a vacation, or both. Its a kind of tourism that considers the big picture, treading lightly, and leaving no trace. I was delighted to write about her for Not only is she a savvy business person, she knows how to have fun too. Go check out her vision and be inspired.

Getting Wilde at Wild Buffalo

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My favorite place in the “balcony” of Wild Buffalo. Photo by Kenneth Kearney Photography.

I’ve discovered so many great bands for the first time at Bellingham’s Wild Buffalo. I enjoyed getting to know owner Craig Jewell better in order to write this Insider Blog for Bellingham Experience Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism. We are so lucky that they bring such a variety of music to our town. Take a look at why I keep going back.

Traveling in Style with Pedal Party NW

Pedal Party NW Full bike by Lorraine WildeI had a blast riding around beautiful downtown Bellingham with Pedal Party NW. Its a unique new take on celebrating with friends. Check out my article at to see why they’ll be at the top of my next party-planning list.

Writing About Amazing People Like Natalie Ransom of Pozie by Natalie

Pozie By Natalie Bouquet by Katheryn moran-photographyI’m incredibly blessed that part of my job has become about telling other people about some of the AMAZING humans that I get to know in my community. Natalie Ransom of Pozie by Natalie is one of those people.
I’ve always loved flowers…who doesn’t? But what she does with them is pure art. Her creativity and bold, confident personality inspired me to write about her for I’ve loved getting to know this fellow Michigander better (and she’s a Yooper to boot!) and I hope you will to. You can check out my article about her and see more examples of her incredible floral work on her her website, Facebook, and Instagram. The next time you need more flowers in your life, you’ll know exactly who to call.