Made beef stew with the girl tonight. Turned out pretty decent except that W poured pepper a little too generously into the mixture. The beef turned out pretty tender, but I do wish I had added some condensed cream based soup like cream of celery or something, as I like those types of stews better. The overall taste was alright, and certainly M landing a teaching job tonight made it fairly exciting. Not exciting? My assignment due for Wednesday’s night class. GAWD. WHY AM I WORKING ON IT NOW. Gross.