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Brown Sugar Salmon

Brown Sugar Salmon

This was always one of my favorite meals growing up. I remember requesting that my dad make this as a birthday meal or whenever I was home from college. It’s sweet, melt-in-your-mouth savory, and you’ll want to glug the marinade straight out of the pan.

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Dad and Annie in the kitchen

My dad and my older sister Annie in the kitchen circa 1984

My dad loved tear-off Zen calendars. Each day, he’d tear off a page and save it if he thought it spoke to him. Eventually, two thick stacks hung on the wall of his home office. Perhaps he once intended to switch these up regularly for renewed inspiration, but for as long as I can remember, the same two sayings stayed put.

The first: Life is painful. Suffering is optional.