Archive of 2012 October

Change of Crew at West Wind

on October 15th, 2012 in Blog by | 1 Comment

I love to sail. I love being out on the water, feeling the power of the wind, watching the sails fill with air and propel the boat across the waves, and being a member of a crew. When sailing with a crew, I am always impressed by the way the…

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The Power of Belief

on October 12th, 2012 in Blog by | No Comments

As I drove into work this morning, I realized that in a foreseeable amount of time (one month from now), a long-term goal that has been one of the biggest challenges I ever set out to achieve will culminate: I will defend my dissertation and have earned my PhD.  Though…

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October 1, 2012 is World Bullying Prevention Day

on October 1st, 2012 in Blog by | No Comments

Today is World Bullying Prevention Day. One in four students are bullied at school. Nine out of ten LGBT students are bullied. The effects of bullying include fear, anxiety, lack of self-confidence, and difficulty focusing in school. Marking October 1 as World Bullying Prevention Day is one example of how…

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