30 May 2007 10:23:08
Douglas W. Popeye Frederick
One of my trips...



http://www.finalprotectivefire.com/pix/index.php?dir=British%20Columbia

It's the same river, the Fraser, from driving at river level, to driving
in the clouds.

There is a rail line on both sides of the river, for scale comparison.

In some of the pictures, you can see the road I'll soon be on ahead at a
startlingly different grade.

--

Popeye
"After all your whining, you said no.
You weaselled out. Again." -MfO
www.finalprotectivefire.com




30 May 2007 10:50:03
Galen Hekhuis
Re: One of my trips...

On Wed, 30 May 2007 10:23:08 -0400, "Douglas W. "Popeye" Frederick"
<Popeye@finalprotectivefire.com > wrote:

>
>
> http://www.finalprotectivefire.com/pix/index.php?dir=British%20Columbia
>...

I sure enjoyed the photos. Thanks Popeye.


30 May 2007 08:07:39
Scott
Re: One of my trips...


"Douglas W. "Popeye" Frederick" <Popeye@finalprotectivefire.com > wrote in
message news:135r26lg5b2nrdc@news.supernews.com...
>
>
> http://www.finalprotectivefire.com/pix/index.php?dir=British%20Columbia
>
> It's the same river, the Fraser, from driving at river level, to driving
> in the clouds.
>
> There is a rail line on both sides of the river, for scale comparison.
>
> In some of the pictures, you can see the road I'll soon be on ahead at a
> startlingly different grade.

We are still waiting...




30 May 2007 16:28:11
Douglas W. Popeye Frederick
Re: One of my trips...


"Scott" <pugetsounddiver@gmail.com > wrote in message
news:dqydnfDL3vsBDMDbnZ2dnUVZ_r2onZ2d@whidbeytel.com...
>
> "Douglas W. "Popeye" Frederick" <Popeye@finalprotectivefire.com> wrote in
> message news:135r26lg5b2nrdc@news.supernews.com...
>>
>>
>> http://www.finalprotectivefire.com/pix/index.php?dir=British%20Columbia
>>
>> It's the same river, the Fraser, from driving at river level, to
>> driving
>> in the clouds.
>>
>> There is a rail line on both sides of the river, for scale comparison.
>>
>> In some of the pictures, you can see the road I'll soon be on ahead at
>> a
>> startlingly different grade.
>
> We are still waiting...


:-)



30 May 2007 16:27:46
Douglas W. Popeye Frederick
Re: One of my trips...


"Galen Hekhuis" <ghekhuis@earthlink.net > wrote in message
news:am3r53lb5emqnettj0il4ieig5icbtqcs4@4ax.com...
> On Wed, 30 May 2007 10:23:08 -0400, "Douglas W. "Popeye" Frederick"
> <Popeye@finalprotectivefire.com> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> http://www.finalprotectivefire.com/pix/index.php?dir=British%20Columbia
>>...
>
> I sure enjoyed the photos. Thanks Popeye.

Thank you, Galen.

Glad you liked them.



30 May 2007 17:29:34
Scott
Re: One of my trips...

"Douglas W. "Popeye" Frederick" <Popeye@finalprotectivefire.com > wrote in
message news:135s251btelt447@news.supernews.com...

> > We are still waiting...

> :-)


Shrimp Salad with Cucumber and Mint



Adapted from recipe by Ellie Kreiger.



2 pounds medium shrimp, cleaned

1 English cucumber, seeded and diced (about 1 1/2 cups)

Baby leaf lettuce

Shredded Carrots

Broccoli floret's



DRESSING

1 cup fresh mint leaves

1 tablespoon fresh chives

1 small avocado

Juice and zest of 1 lemon

1 fresh lime, zested then peeled and quartered

3-4 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon red wine vinegar

1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

1 tablespoon brown sugar

Salt and pepper



Cook shrimp on grill, peel and set aside.



Put mint, chives, lime, lemon and lime zest, lemon juice, red pepper flakes,
avocado and brown sugar in food processor and pulse to coarsely chop the
mint.



Drizzle the olive oil into processor while pureeing, then add red wine
vinegar and vegetable oil, then the remaining olive oil until mint is finely
chopped.



Combine shrimp, cucumber and dressing enough to make the mixture very wet.
Serve over tossed greens and shredded carrot, top with fresh sprouts, more
dressing and shredded parmesan.




30 May 2007 21:21:09
Grumman-581
Re: One of my trips...

On Wed, 30 May 2007 17:29:34 -0700, "Scott"
<pugetsounddiver@gmail.com > wrote:

> Shrimp Salad with Cucumber and Mint

<snip >

Shrimp, water, red pepper, various other seasonings... Boil... Place
on ice / cool afterwards... Serve with plenty of beer...

Salads are what we feed the animals before we eat *them*...


30 May 2007 19:34:04
Scott
Re: One of my trips...

"Grumman-581" <grumman581@DIE-SPAMMER-SCUM-gmail.com > wrote in message
news:f4cs53lq33547gvsa3dt7qejhvnt1s5sjn@4ax.com...
> On Wed, 30 May 2007 17:29:34 -0700, "Scott"
> <pugetsounddiver@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Shrimp Salad with Cucumber and Mint
>
> <snip>
>
> Shrimp, water, red pepper, various other seasonings... Boil... Place
> on ice / cool afterwards... Serve with plenty of beer...
>
> Salads are what we feed the animals before we eat *them*...

Try it.

Get back to me.




30 May 2007 19:42:58
Greg Mossman
Re: One of my trips...

On May 30, 7:21 pm, Grumman-581 <grumman...@DIE-SPAMMER-SCUM-
gmail.com > wrote:
> On Wed, 30 May 2007 17:29:34 -0700, "Scott"
>
> <pugetsounddi...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Shrimp Salad with Cucumber and Mint
>
> <snip>
>
> Shrimp, water, red pepper, various other seasonings... Boil... Place
> on ice / cool afterwards... Serve with plenty of beer...
>
> Salads are what we feed the animals before we eat *them*...

They're awfully good with quiche.