Motivation Monday ~ Remember Salmon

Learning to filet salmon during my Hipstamatic photography phase.
Learning to filet salmon during my Hipstamatic phase – excuse the green face.

If you have ever travelled in British Columbia, you’ve likely tried salmon. Salmon candy, smoked salmon, canned salmon, sushi, salmon burgers, crispy salmon skin (mmmm my favourite). ¬†Even salmon oil is sold in capsules. Wild salmon is the focal species of many economies and cultures on the West Coast of Canada and arguably the USA too (hey neighbours – Washington, Alaska, Oregon).

I’ve had the privilege of eating salmon in many places small and large: Vancouver, Portland, Masset, Seattle, Bella Bella, Prince Rupert, Terrace, Merritt, West Kelowna, the list goes on and on. I love my salmon wild, fresh and preferably shared at a family table. In fact, tonight we ate our last jar of canned salmon (made into delicious salmon burgers) gifted to me from my friend Uncle Alvin from Haida Gwaii. Read more