A goal without a plan is just a wish.

Summer is a Time for Shift

Time for a workout but first some reflection on summer.

I very rarely teach very the summer. The main reason is that I really like to use this time to reflect and plan for the next academic year. I have a bunch of posts in the queue on teaching which I need to get out soon. My shift to coaching other teachers in Flipped Learning and technology in education over the last six months really restricted the time I wanted to use for posting

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Ribeye in cream sauce.

Dinner Tonight

Rib eye sliced thin with onion, tomato, asparagus, serrano chiles and cream sauce.


Ribeye in cream sauce.

Ribeye in cream sauce.


  • Cook asparagus in broiler with a little olive oil and salt sprinkled on top
  • Cook seasoned ribeye steak in preheated (hot to sear) cast iron skillet to medium rare
  • Remove steak from pan and add chopped onion and one sliced serrano chile, brown for a few minutes
  • Add chopped tomato and the the grilled asparagus chopped quickly
  • Add some heavy cream, I used about 1/4 of a cup here.
  • Reduce cream for 3 minutes
  • Enjoy

Cranberry Chocolate Chip Paleo Ice Cream

Cranberry Chocolate Chip Paleo Ice CreamGot your Attention?

Well, that post title should have got your attention. Paleo Porn indeed.

In a Previous Life

A long time ago (20+ years ago) in a land far far away (my native Victoria, B.C., Canada) I was training to be a chef.  I have many stories I could tell you about those times but not right now. That lasted a couple years before I returned to complete my B.Sc. (Honours) in Computer Science at UVic and the rest as they say is history.

What I did gain from that experience was an appreciation for good food and a love for preparing food and sharing it with others.

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