These posts are related my formal education including courses, classes, training, and in-depth workshops:


Solo House Workshop Spring 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 ...
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First Aid / CPR-AED Certification

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.         ...
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National Lawyers Guild

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 ...
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Delray Surf005

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

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 ...
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Outward Bound

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 ...
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Diocese of Jefferson City: Ministry Formation Course (1999-2002)

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 ...
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Grad School USA

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 ...
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WoodenBoat School

Certificates in Seamanship, Marine Painting & Varnishing, Introduction to Marine Surveying of Fiberglass Boats, and Elements of Marine Composites ...
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U Denver (1971 – 1972)

M.A. Librarianship ...
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University of Maine Portland-Gorham (1966-1970)

Senior year, plus following summer, worked in library acquisitions department. B.A. in English (1970) ...
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