Reflections from the remote…

by Brandon Bell Sitting here on this remote beach in the San Juan Island’s regarding the nearby Cascades, the mighty Mounts Baker and Rainer in my peripheral, I can’t help but consider The Book: Walden. Walden was Henry David Thoreau’s impetus on meditation and spiritual reset. Thoreau is not a man of whom I’d agree on everything with, nor have I much use for his adolescence, (which is evident throughout the book). However the one place I believe he was on to something was in cultivating the spirit of self reliance and being well attuned with the true nature of … Continue reading Reflections from the remote…

Sea Scavengers & Colonial History

by Brandon Bell From the time I set foot on New England soil I felt a deep sense of Colonial History creep upon me. From the cranberrie fields to cosmopolitan Boston, entrenched in this land of foliage and creeks, and … Continue reading Sea Scavengers & Colonial History

Intro to Ramen

by Brandon Bell My love affair with Japanese Ramen started almost 5 years ago in Downtown Los Angeles. A delicious fatty bowl of Noodles and Pork, Ramen has been easily elevated to my favorite dish. Now typically I’m sworn against … Continue reading Intro to Ramen