Fishy Mystery

Dear Beautiful People, quite a few comments on my Hawaiian Poke recipe express surprise that there are cultures other than Japanese who have raw fish dishes. Yes, there are, and here is one of them – Chinese!


I have a three-volume set of Confucius teachings. Years ago, when we were all young and passionate, and tended to argue earth-shattering issues till wee hours of the morning, with guitars and Georgian wines (that’s a country, not a state), sometimes, when an argument hit a dead-end and voices got hoarse, one of us would pull a Confucius volume, open it at random, and pronounce, “Confucius say..”

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I have been immensely fortunate and highly privileged to “walk along”  many exceptional bloggers, and I am grateful for the opportunity to learn from them. Even though I have announced that this humble blog of mine is not accepting any more awards, I felt the need to thank  those great bloggers who have nominated me for various awards.


Lovely Mel of, a wonderful writer and powerful inspirational blogger, nominated me for the Sunshine Blogger Award. Thank you, dear Mel, you are…

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  1. I
    ll try to remember not to nominate you any more!!
    Fishy mystery, indeed!

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    1. I am a simple funky cat, and all I am doing is having fun!

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  2. kelleysdiy says:

    You are so deserving! You are such a wonderful lady who has the yummiest of recipes!!!!

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    1. Thank you! And you are such a wonderful lady with the cutest creative mind and skillful hands!

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      1. kelleysdiy says:

        Why don’t you guys fly out here?

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      2. Our vacations don’t coincide any more, to the point that I am not even getting to visit my granddaughter in Boston. I keep begging to send her down here for at least a weekend!
        Besides, there are budgetary considerations at the moment…

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      3. kelleysdiy says:

        That would make a wonderful birthday gift from your daughter……sending out granddaughter!!!

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      4. My son! I don’t have daughters; I specialize in boys. My granddaughter is just as much a tomboy as I was.

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      5. kelleysdiy says:

        I specialize in boys too! I was a tomboy too! I had so much fun growing up!

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      6. So did I! You and I have so much in common!

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      7. kelleysdiy says:

        I knew it!!! Your an awesome friend!

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      8. Right back to you, with a hug!

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  3. Garfield Hug says:


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    1. Thank you for linking.


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