It feels a little bit weird to be writing this post only moments after writing another post about an exceptionally good meal that I recently ate. This past Friday, I brought my car in for some service and noticed a guy getting off the bus. At first glance he looked like any other hipster type … More On Hunger and Human Dignity
A few a weeks ago, I had a booth in San Francisco’s Sustainable Seafood week and got a chance to meet some really excellent people working in the industry. There was one guy in particular who had quite a crowd gathered around his station. He was making gyotaku prints of a rockfish that he had … More A Meal that will Never Ever Happen Again
A couple of weeks ago, Jacob mentioned that he might need help moving his yurt from it’s remote mountain home in Northern California to it’s new home in Southern Oregon. Now these yurts were developed to be quick to build, portable structures but Jacob’s yurt was a big one. 24 foot in diameter with a … More Forging Lasting Friendships – moving the yurt
This spring I was truly honoured to get a chance to participate in the, first ever, Real Food Real Stories Picnic. The event was hosted at the beautiful Kahn Studios in Sausalito and the storytelling was facilitated by Pei Ru Ko at Real Food Real Stories. I mostly approached the event with anticipation. I had begun a … More Real Food Real Stories Picnic
I’m excited to announce my partnership with Jacob Battisti and The Gypsy Fish Company, Oregon. Jacob and I met fishing in Bristol Bay many years ago. Now Jacob is married to another one of my best friends and has an amazing and wonderful child. The Gypsy Fish Company was hatched in a long winded discussion … More Jacob Battisti and The Gypsy Fish Company, Oregon!
Bernal Cutlery I’ve been using knives for years – as a fisherman, as a chef and as a woodworker. When I studied to be a shipwright, there was a certain level of pride and ownership that went with keeping your tools clean. Wet grinders, stones, strops… you could shave your arm with my planer blade. … More Bernal Cutlery
My feet and torso are in the same Panoram!!! It looks like the only chance for us getting out of here is to get up earlier than the other guy. I wake up at 3:30 this morning and catch a shuttle to the airport. There are already three guys ahead of me in line. There … More June 1 – 5 am – Stand by Survivor Series
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It’s about to begin again. I’m on a plane to connect a series of flights further and further north and west. SF to Portland, Portland to Anchorage, Anchorage to Dillingham. It’s a good feeling. As I make this pilgrimage, the airplanes will get smaller culminating in the flight to Dillingham which is on a small … More May 30th – First Thoughts – Over Oregon
I came across this great website the other day. It’s a great way to connect in multiple ways with such an amazing a valuable animal.