Dean Sammons

Feb
05

Your Career Voyage & Happenstance – Career Counseling

Careers change and they can be unpredictable. Why don’t we incorporate the concepts of chance into career planning? Eric Anderson wrote an article for the National Career Development Association entitled Stop Saying Career “path”!  In his article he explains that the metaphor of a “path” embeds in our mind that one’s career is visible, stable, and predictable. [ilink url=”http://associationdatabase.com/aws/NCDA/pt/sd/news_article/69311/_self/layout_ccmsearch/true”]Stop Saying Career “path”! By Eric Anderson[/ilink] […]

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Dec
20

El Tio de Nadal

Posted on behalf of Dean Sammons: Our colleague Raul Gomez in Los Angeles has submitted this very informative history of the Catalan version of the Yule Log.  It is quite an interesting short history.  I send it again wishing you all the best for a wonderful holiday break. Dean Sammons El Tio de Nadal (Origins: Ancient [pre-Christian], S.W. European, Iberian Peninsula) The Tio de Nadal […]

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Dec
16

MERRY CHRISTMAS, FELIZ NAVIDAD, GOD JUL, HAPPY SOLSTICE!!!!

Today, 16 December, marks, according to some but especially our colleagues on our Mexico City campus, the official start of the Christmas Season.  December 16 is the beginning of the Christmas novena – during the nine days preceding Christmas, faithful visit 9 different churches or shrines to offer a special novena prayer.  In Mexico, festivities (already at a high pitch) hit their full stride, with […]

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