Brain Brian

software engineer living in Los Angeles, California.

We Got Married

I met my wife, Amanda, on October 31st, 2010. Now over 3 years later we tied the knot at Red Cedar Farm in Poulsbo, WA. It was such a special day for us and we couldn't have been happier to share it with all of our family and friends. Thank you…

Fix for WordPress stripping iFrames and Script Tags from Editor

If you're frustrated with WordPress's TinyMCE Editor stripping out your iFrame or script tags within your posts add the following line of code to your functions file: [cc lang="php" tab_size="4"] // allow script & iframe tag within posts function…

Installing JSLint in Sublime Text 3

I got a new computer today and needed a refresher on installing JSLint with Sublime Text. Linters are now run through the SublimeLinter package/framework. To install Package Control and SublimeLinter follow the links below. Install Package Control…

Splitboarding The Slot Couloir on Snoqualmie Mountain

March 21st, 2014 the #peakoftheweek crew decided it was great conditions to tackle The Slot Couloir on Snoqualmie Mountain. We woke up early trying to beat as much sun as we could on the skin up. The conditions could not have been better. There…

Splitboarding Near Rock Mountain

Last Friday, February 28th, 2014 we set out on a splitboard tour up Rock Mountain off US2 in Washington. This was a first attempt for the #magicblack #peakoftheweek crew. The tour began with some mellow switchbacks, as most tours often do. After…

To Wild Waves and Beyond!

30 years into my life and an unforgettable 3 of them spent with Amanda, I still love the feeling of being a kid. Amanda has brought me great happiness and what better way to celebrate each other and the end of summer than a trip to Wild Waves! I love…

Mush Monsters of the Oregon Coast

We spent another September weekend surfing around Seaside and Arch Cape, Oregon. The waves were big on the outside but near impossible to get to. We made the best of the mush on the inside. Beware of bats. Filming: Brian Behrens Editing: Brian…

Skydiving with Friends for my 30th Birthday

I decided what better way to go into my 30s than jumping out of a plane. After discovering Amanda and some daredevil friends wanted to join, we possied up for some debauchery at Skydive Snohomish. Our jump on my actual day of birth was canceled due…

Surfing the Olympic Peninsula in July

We decided to head out for a camp session on the Olympic Peninsula the weekend of July 26th, 2013. The waves were small and fun. They cleaned up great at specific times of the day. Sups, kayaks and surfboards were sporadic along the beach. Laughter…

Shi Shi 2013

We traveled to the coast to spend another 4th of July with friends drinking beers, exchanging stories, fashioning various beach tools and surfing. Check out more on Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/brianbehrens/sets/72157634590186483/

Whidbey Island

I went to Whidbey Island for the Memorial Day weekend. This was my first time on Whidbey and it was quite enjoyable, even with the rain. The weekend started out right with an epic surf day at Westport. Rob and I enjoyed beers on the rocks after our…

Colombia 2013

I took a trip to Colombia (April 25th, 2013 - May 5th, 2013) with some good friends this year. We stayed at an amazing place we rented in Cartagena for the first half of the trip. For the second half we flew to San Andres island where we stayed at…

Cowlitz Rocks Splitboard Tour - Mt. Rainier, WA

We set out from Paradise on Mt. Rainier for a tour up to Cowlitz Rocks. It was a very hot, sunny spring day. The tour was long but not very technical. We had to take very little switchbacks. The GPS tracking stopped at a couple points (where you can…

Penumbra Beer Bash

The first Penumbra Beer Bash was amazing. Everything went smooth. The beer flowed like a river of deliciousness and the bands were entertaining to say the least. I produced a video from the event. I hope you enjoy. Music: "Haunt Me" by Prism Tats We…

Snowboarding at Stevens Pass during the month of December

The month of December was great in the Pacific Northwest. I had a lot of fun filled adventures to start off the season. Here is a small collection of clips from a few of the days in December I rode. Music: The Babies - "Alligator" Filmed at Stevens…

American Hipster Presents: Seattle

There's a new show on YouTube called American Hipster Presents. I stumbled upon the Linda Derschang episode last night. They're well produced videos about a community I love so much. I hope you enjoy as much as I did. Linda Derschang - American…

Surfing on the Oregon Coast

Since April/May of 2012 I started surfing. Being from the midwest this was never an option for me, but now after living in Washington for almost 5 years I figuered I should stop holding out for a trip to some place warm like Hawaii and just get in…

Christmas Was Good To Me

This year I decided to make an Amazon wish list to aid the people in my life who would be getting me gifts. It paid off big time. Everything I got I loved. The Amazon Wish List Chrome Plugin is a nice helper when bookmarking stuff you want on your…

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