day 1961 – fishy cravings

it hasn’t been long since i had some. but the fish craving is pretty strong once again since i didn’t get a fair share of sashimi during my vacation. going without sushi for more than week is rare, but it’s hard to be picky when on vacation. also, i was told not to trust the salmon within many places in asia. the best fishes are on the west coast, so it only makes sense i take full advantage of them and abuse my rights

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day 1806 – westcoast poke

it’s been months of hearing everyone rave about these poke bowls and now i jump on the freight train. went out to ironwood during lunch time to give westcoast a try. i built a bowl with a mixture of atlantic salmon and albacore tuna with spicy yuzu siracha and wasabi aioli. the siracha sauce had an interesting taste, the good kind of interesting. every time i drive by the westcoast poke, the little shop is packed with lineup out the door. these bowls are really good and refreshing, but they charge way more than how much it cost to make these. i’d get these more often if it was only less expensive 

day 1641 – party cabin

after a pretty intense first night at the party cabin, the second day at baker was laid back one. woke up to have brunch, did grocery shopping, picked up parcels, sat in the hot tub and chilled around the cabin. the dinner of the century cook-off turned out with great success. the shot that we had while cooking hit me pretty hard since i hadn’t eaten since breakfast. my cabin baked salmon, stuffed mushrooms and mixed a fruit kale salad. my favourite by far was the salmon seaweed tartar with our baked salmon coming in second. it was only tame before the party started up again after dinner. i’m pooped and slightly buzzed after the party and couldn’t wait to pass out in my bunk while the drink fest started rounding up at 4am

day 1575 – long talks

being filled in the world of politics over some sushi to get the latest news. i have a better picture of what’s going on the the political world but that doesn’t change the position i’m in. after this talk, it reassures me the approach i’ve been taking is the correct one. it helps to know these things; i take these advice with a grain of salt and will give it some careful thoughts in the next little while

day 1376 – our birthdays

this sunday was all about gstring playoffs, taekwondo and birthday dinner. a really bad fall gave me a scare because a rib out caused breathing and talking troubles. my chiropractor did not want me to continue playing, but being me and being playoffs, that wasn’t going to happen. thinking back, i made a reckless decision but it was something i would have risked for my team. it would have been nice to take both spirit owl and tier champ but kudos for making it to finals. our birthday celebration finally happened because i’ve had a crazy busy all of last week. fine dining at the apron with korean spicy wings, salmon with quinoa and seafood linguine

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attending my┬ásecond christmas party in as many days. walking into a larger crowd only knowing one person, but didn’t feel the awkwardness because everyone was welcoming. mo and i got there just in time for the start of dinner and a┬ácounter top was already filled with food. there was a large selection to choose from including of veggies, meats and desserts to choose from. i didn’t have the stomach room to try all the dishes, but of all the dishes i tried, salmon was my favourite

day 1106 – hungriness

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for some odd reason i was hungrier than usual. even after a snack, my stomach was still hungry so i ate some tofu while waiting for my mom to cook dinner. dinner was finally ready and i am happy it had some of my favourite food like baked salmon and fresh corn on a cob. having an appetite again is a good sign; maybe it’s a sign that my lingering cold is really over; or maybe it’s a sign i am healthy again