Certificates

I have earned these certificates in the last three months. The first is a basic review of what I learned in class. The second one is learning how to run a restaurant.

Chef Pica sent a link a few months ago saying if we were interested in earning some free online training, to look at these courses. I only did the two.

Now to start studying again for my servsafe certificate.

New Challenge

I am “sneaking” on to share how proud I am of Andrea and her willingness to try something new.

After a lot of rain and the weather turning colder, we decided that Allan would take Andrea to her “away” soccer game and the rest of us stay home.  Andrea’s team played 9 players with no trained goalies against a team with 11 on the field (and 5 substitutes) for the entire game.

At half time, the first goalie sub was cold and tired, and coach told Andrea to replace her.  Andrea has never played that position, has never even wore goalie gloves, but she went and tried her best.

Unfortunately, we forgot to send my camera with Allan, but he was still able to use his phone some….

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Great job Andrea, we are very proud of you!

Curing Fiber

I learned how to cure alpaca fiber.  I had fun experimenting. Now I want to learn how to put sparkles in the fiber.

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You will need:

  • 4 cup water
  • 1 tsp citric acid
  • 2 1/2 cup washed fiber
  • 1 pkg kool-aid (or more depending on color)

Steam water (don’t boil!), pour in kool-aid and citric acid and stir. Place fiber in push down and simmer for 30 min or till water is clear. Strain, DO NOT PUSH DOWN!– you do not want to felt it. Let dry on rack.

Kites

Today’s guest speaker is Megan.

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Translation, if needed 🙂

Today we went to the park and played with kites. It was a lot of fun!

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