Ep. 215 | Word of Note: Aikoku
Words of Note series is back; taking a look at a Japanese word for grief, mourning, or lamentation from the lens of the City by the Salish Sea
Aikoku - A Japanese word for grief, mourning, or lamentation
A Proposed Playlist to Embrace your Inner Mope
Lukas Graham - 7 Years
Where are AJ and Chris experiencing Aikoku in Bellingham?
Magdalena’s Creperie in Fairhaven - Aug 2, 2022 *Restaurant closed but: see this update*
The pandemic has helped so many hit the trails | the Aikoku of this, is that so many now are out on the trails. Twin Lakes | Winchester
Everyday Music - Closes mid-Aug 2022
Black Drop Coffeehouse - January 2022
Fairhaven Pizza - March 2022
Film is Truth - April 2022
Uisce Irish Pub - End of August 2022
15 minutes to anywhere in Bellingham
Scheduling appointments with your doctor, vet, counselor, or other professional within one week’s time.
Coffee shops playing music conducive for conversations or work/study, and staff who used their “inside voice” when chatting with co-workers.
Walking along trails without hearing other people’s bluetooth speakers playing their music loudly.
Free parking in downtown Fairhaven
A non-intrusive experience browsing in a retail store on Meridian Street.
Tips to avoid unnecessary Aikoku
In the rush to be “first to report.” don’t immediately believe everything you read in online news sites #Corrections
Resist the urge to mean-tweet or mean-post.
Check the Bellingham sub-reddit for updated comments while maintaining a cautious mindset.