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Sailboat racing, 2014!

Today marked (my) official return to another season of sailboat racing although the next few weeks will be spent accomplishing pre-sailing chores.   Snappy Tom (pictured) has been out of the water in the off season and needs an assortment of work done: thorough hull cleaning, re-setting and re-shimming the rudder, new jigs for transporting […]

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Time to refresh the old website

This time with a responsive theme. Let me know how it’s working!  

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Review: Elysian Avatar Jasmine IPA

Brewed by New Belgium Brewing in Fort Collins, CO for Elysian Brewing, Seattle, WA. My rating: 4.9/5 Color: Slightly hazy clear amber Head: Light yet firm Nose: Floral with hints of citrus Taste/Body/Finish: Floral hop, sweet flower, malt, dark honey, jasmine. Mild alcohol – just enough to cut the maltiness but not slay the […]

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"Coronation" Curried Chicken Salad, nomnom

This is a copy of a fantastic chicken salad I had while in Leuven, Belgium. The original was served on a baguette with baby spinach and sliced, hard-boiled egg. 1lb. chicken (cooked & cut up, of course) 1/3 red onion – finely chopped 3 stalks celery – finely chopped Pondicherry curry powder – to taste […]

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Best salmon sandwich & side salad...Ever!

Spicy Coho sandwich with fig/beet/Point Reyes Blue cheese salad: wow, I should have taken some pictures to post but I didn’t have the patience. This one is easily on my top-ten list of all-time made-up-in-house recipes. The Parts: Sandwich .75lb fresh Coho salmon fillet, skin removed relish of roasted sweet corn, black beans, fresh parsley […]

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