The fun of. . . .
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 0 comments
cleaning, yes cleaning. Tonight we are doing a deep clean in class. As sous chef I get to assign tasks so I am creating teams of 4 to clean the room in different areas. All will help remove tables & chairs and then divide into assigned groups to... Read more
Another day, another dollar, another. . .
Monday, September 20, 2010 1 comments
It is Monday, back to work and school. All chasing the great American dream and the almighty dollar. With school it is pursuit of knowledge/skills. Glad another week is under way and glad the weekend is over. The wedding went ok, very small... Read more
Let the studying begin. . . .
Thursday, September 16, 2010 0 comments
Ok, so tonight represents 5 weeks down and next week is all finals. OH boy, the pressure is on. Doing good maintaining A-B averages. Though last nights quiz in sanitation was a C+ which was expected being we did cover illnesses as a part of the ... Read more
OOPs. . .
Tuesday, September 14, 2010 2 comments
thankfully I am not alone but several of us in class figured a project as a class project since it is recorded on the syllabus as in class, sadly we were all mistaken. So now the mad scramble to get it done to a full 20 pts vs losing 30% if turn... Read more
Back to the grind
Monday, September 13, 2010 0 comments
With a productive weekend behind me it is time to get back to the grind and there is a lot of review coming up. Classes run on a 6 wks schedule, this is week 5 so lots of practicles and quizzes coming up along with final exams and our state cert... Read more
The weekend. . .
Saturday, September 11, 2010 1 comments
Up early, thought about gym but didnt move quick enough and went back to sleep. Now to make a run to the bank to go to the gym and then hang with my youngest and some of her friends at "Tea Garden" sounds like fun. Got caught up on quite a ... Read more
Friday, September 10, 2010 1 comments
THE WEEKEND IS UPON US AND OH SO MUCH HOMEWORK TO BE DONE. GOING TO HAVE TO MAKE REALLY GOOD FRIENDS WITH THE EXERCISE BIKE AT THE LOCAL Y TO GET IT ALL CAUGHT UP AND NOT DOZE OFF. THIS WORKS CUZ I GET TO MAKE UP FOR MY LACK OF GYM TIME ALL WEEK... Read more
Thursday, September 09, 2010 0 comments
Ok, so if you have been following things here you know that I have been struggling to make hollandaise sauce in class. Went early Tuesday to make it but didnt have enough time. Went early last night, first attempt bomb, second attempt SUCCESS!!!... Read more
Oh the test. . . .
Wednesday, September 08, 2010 3 comments
Tonight is are practical for Vinagrette, Mayo and Hollindaise - I have made two of three successfully and attempted the 3rd one 3 times without success. I am going in early again tonight to try and master the Hollindaise before class so I can pa... Read more
Uncertainty called life. . . .
Tuesday, September 07, 2010 3 comments
Oh boy, what a weekend. I hung with the kids and family Friday and Saturday. Woke up Saturday morning and felt up to a run so I went to my usual trail in the park which is nice. The hills and I still don't totally get a long but I am make progre... Read more
Thursday, September 02, 2010 2 comments
So I havent written all week which I know is odd. Work has been a bit crazy while I help another team get caught up on a few things plus do my own work. I have also been using my lunch breaks mostly for studying time. Today is last day of school... Read more
Friday, August 27, 2010 1 comments
No school, yyiippee!! Ok, ok so I like school a lot but not lugging that 25lb bag with books and uniform was nice today. Only having reading/practice to do vs. lecture, practice and dealing with immature 19-23 yrs olds is AWESOME!! My 16 and 19 ... Read more
Work, School, Gym and me time. . . .
Thursday, August 26, 2010 1 comments
Oh how to accomplish all. I watch the scale shift up every day or so because I am not able to get in as much cardio as I'd like or need during 4 day of the week. Choice - 1) gym/cardio or get to school early to practice cuts since I have no time... Read more
Yes. . .
Tuesday, August 24, 2010 4 comments
So all the school stuff I have been carrying totals 40 lbs, talked with Chef last night and I can actually not carry my entire knife/tool kit as long as I keep an eye on the syllabus to know what to bring besides my chef knife, paring knife and ... Read more
A new week
Monday, August 23, 2010 2 comments
So it is a new week, 2nd week of school. Mostly caught up and a little ahead with home work. Got some practice time in for cutting. Thinking of checking out blue steel club or finding classmate who is doing well with cuts and asking for some hel... Read more
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