Feb 28 2014
I am now participating in “Solo House”: an interactive performance workshop space where over the course of 8 weeks I will write, develop and perform (in front of a live audience!) a 15-minute solo performance piece. The instructor is Lisa Marie Rollins, who is very dynamic, and an excellent performer.
Solo House is facilitated in a […]
Feb 01 2014
As a crew member on S/V Pegasus, I attended a full-day workshop on First Aid, CPR, and AED training and updated my certificates in all three areas.
Sep 29 2011
During the Occupy Oakland events, I became a legal observer with the National Lawyers Guild, which says, “The Legal Observer® program is part of a comprehensive system of legal support designed to enable people to express their political views as fully as possible without unconstitutional disruption or interference by the police and with the fewest […]
Dec 01 2009
In Delray Beach, Florida, I completed 24 hours of training to become a member of the Community Emergency Response Team to provide support services to my immediate neighborhood in the event of a hurricane or other disaster. While the surfers like the high waves that the big storms bring, most residents would rather have electricity […]
Feb 01 2009
In February 2009, I participated in an Outward Bound Adult Renewal expedition through Florida’s 10,000 Islands. At the time, I didn’t believe it had changed me in any way. I mostly was assurance that I was on the right course. My life has changed radically since that trip, and every day I am grateful for […]
Sep 09 2002
For three years, while living in Camdenton, Missouri, I attended regular group classes with Fr. George Kramer to receive a certificate in Ministry Formation from the Diocese of Jefferson City. Topics covered ranged from the center scriptures to dream interpretation to understanding birth order to dealing with crises.
Dec 04 1997
Back in the days when “distance learning” meant “correspondence course,” I competed a three semester-hour class INTERMEDIATE EDITING through the USDA’s Graduate School with a grade of A-. I lost points because I neglected to remove the following hyperbole from an essay: “The reporters seem like vultures, wheeling and cavorting gleefully above a freshly killed […]
Jul 01 1993
Certificates in Seamanship, Marine Painting & Varnishing, Introduction to Marine Surveying of Fiberglass Boats, and Elements of Marine Composites
Aug 11 1972