Midlife in College

Midlife in College: Internship Presentation

Here is a slideshow of my internship exit presentation. This is a video of our winter multi-sport expedition. It was created by one of the team members who is also a journalism student at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

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The Expedition is on!

After months of meetings and a ton of work, the multi-sport winter expedition through the University of Alaska Anchorage is on! I am so honored to be taking a group of 10 outdoor leaders on a week-long expedition in the backcountry of Alaska this March. This is my internship through the HPER program and a cumulation of my experience as …

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Sea Kayaking Class

As part of my Outdoor Leadership degree program at UAA we are required to take six, one credit outdoor classes during our program. This spring I enrolled in the Beginning Sea Kayaking class. All the outdoor classes are set up in the same way; a couple sessions in the classroom to go over trip planning, introduction to gear, and signing …

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Midlife in College: One Year Down, Part 2

As I headed into my second semester at UAA after winter break I felt pretty good about myself and my progress. I had finished my first term with two As and three Bs and even managed to squeezed in a quick trip to Hawaii with Michele in October and not miss but one class session. The spring semester began the …

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Midlife in College: One Year Down

About this time last year I was looking into questions I had for my daughter, Nicole, who was going to be a senior the next school year and thinking about going off to college at the University of Alaska Southeast in Juneau, Alaska. While looking at the website, talking to registration counselors and admissions qualifications, I thought to myself, I …

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Six Women of Salem book review

In American History class we had to read a monographic (a very long freaking book about a single subject in history). As a horror buff and purveyor of the macabre I chose the Salem Witch Trails of course. Attached is my first attempt at a (decent length) college paper. I hope you enjoy, footnotes and all! Book review

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Registered for 2015 spring semester

Registered for spring semester classes. Excellent mix: Anatomy, Intro to Business, Environmental Ethics, Core Concepts in Health Sciences, the PE triad, Beginning Sea Kayaking and Crevasse Rescue Techniques as shown in the picture. Can’t wait! ‪#‎MidlifeinCollege‬

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Midlife Crisis: Big Changes

A lot of men make a change or two when they reach the half way mark in the journey we call life. Some buy red sports cars and pursue online dating services for the younger gal. Others all the sudden start saving for retirement that they have neglected to think about for the first twenty years of their working lives, …

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