Contextual Learning

posted in: Personal | 4

One of my profs and I occasionally chat about his curriculum. This was his first year teaching at IU East and he’s still fine-tuning his style. The main roadblock he runs into, and I can totally understand, is that a … Continued

Napoleon’s Buttons

posted in: Writing | 0

This is by far the most interesting book I’ve read this year (and is a definite contender for the “all-time” best, as well!) The premise of the book is “17 molecules that changed history.” From cotton to caffeine, scopolamine to … Continued

The Ginger Bug

posted in: Recipes | 27

I brew my own Ginger Ale. I started doing this, I think, in February 2008. Workign from a book called Wild Fermentation, which was about using bacterial/yeast cultures to brew drinks and make food through fermentation. I’ve made over a dozen … Continued