Category Archives: Personal

Cannonball…

I am on the mailing list for Senator Marco Rubio, since I am one of his constituents and feel a need to be informed about his actions.  His organization recently sent an email stating they were behind their first quarter … Continue reading

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Resolutions…

It seems that every year, I renew a commitment to write more often in this space.  Year after year, I have a few posts early on and then things peter out over time.  This year will hopefully be different, but … Continue reading

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Cultural Competency Pursuit Capstone (Part 7)

Intersectionality and Privilege. My various identities do not operate in a vacuum.  There are times and places in my life that certain identities resonate more than others.  When I have changed geographic locations from the Mid-Atlantic to the Midwest to … Continue reading

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Cultural Competency Pursuit Capstone (Part 6)

I saved this one for second to last since I am on the presenting team for Safe Space training at UNF.  I identify as a straight ally. Through being on the training team, I have learned a lot more about … Continue reading

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Cultural Competency Pursuit Capstone (Part 5)

Gender is something that I am consciously aware of on a daily basis.  Not from the perspective of my own gender, but how my gender affects my interactions with others. Being a man provides me with numerous advantages, and stereotypes, … Continue reading

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Cultural Competency Pursuit Capstone (Part 3)

My next course in the CCP curricula was the session on Worldview and Religious Pluralism.  I am an Atheist.  I was raised Roman Catholic and until my undergraduate years in college, I identified as such.  Most people perceive me as … Continue reading

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Cultural Competency Pursuit Capstone (Part 2)

This next reflection is based on areas I had the least level of knowledge prior to starting CCP, as I am currently able bodied with no learning disabilities and have no military identity.  The session I am referencing was associated … Continue reading

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