Second quarter has been over for months. I'm a few weeks into third quarter, but even with a month off in December, I haven't been able to write about the last weeks of second quarter. I've intended to keep this blog both truthful and positive, but the truth is second quarter's practicum was at times tedious and stressful and plain unpleasant. So let me just stick a fork in it, and call it done. To end on a brighter note, I'll show you one of the beautiful and pleasing things I learned to make: classic puff pastry. Look! Chaussons!