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Chinook - Tanka - August 30, 2014

land of northern lights
in the dead of winter’s freeze
from the pacific
blows the warming chinook
bringing comfort for a few days

warming sunless days… 39 more words


Chinook Disaster Funds Released

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NOAA Fisheries announced Monday that it is ready to start distributing $7.8-million in disaster relief funds stemming from the 2012 king salmon collapse. 376 more words


Sanjay's Salmon & Asparagus Fettuccine

Salmon is one of my favourite fish; those of us lucky enough to live in the Great Lakes region are blessed with Atlantic, Chinook and Coho salmon, all of which are tremendously delicious.  488 more words


Garry Kasparov Tangled Up in Deep Blue

When world human chess champion Garry Kasparov lost the second match with Deep Blue in 1997, I said, and have continued to say, and write, that Garry Kasparov will be remembered only for losing to the chess program known as Deep Blue. 2,246 more words

East vs. West: Battle Salmon

Moving from Halifax to Victoria gives me a great opportunity to compare and contrast foodstuffs with their opposite coast counterparts. This idea came to me as I was cooking the lovely sockeye fillets, above. 650 more words

2014 Hop Harvest at Stillpoint Farms (Grain-to-glass collection #2)

When I started this blog almost a year ago, I had a few goals in mind. First, I needed a place to keep all my… 1,832 more words


Focus Mini-Meet: August 3rd

This was a very quickly planned get-together for a few of us that ended up being a nice way to spend an afternoon. A fellow forum member (Paul) was in town and asked if any local Focus owners were free to meet up. 414 more words