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December 2019 Reskilling

Held December 10th, 2019 at Portland Library. Audio file available for review and analysis as you see fit. PDF slides go along with the audio. Enjoy and get inspired to look for your areas of reskilling and reusing!

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January 2020 Reskilling-Reusing-Resilience

Monthly reskilling/reusing event held recently at the Portland Library. Lots of examples of ideas and sentiments that everyone can appreciate and maybe implement for themselves. Held at 330pm on Saturday, Jan 18 in the all-purpose room, just after their showing of Ratattoile. Here’s the slide-set in PDF format as well as audio in mp3 format. Use them in combination for a full experience.

audio for reskilling january2020

Nov Reskilling 2019

Monthly event held at the Portland Louisville library on the 2nd Tuesday at 6:30pm. Come and share what you’ve been learning; listen to others’ journeys as they seek to become more resilient, lifehack tips, reuse, and so on. The slides from the most recent event on Nov 12th are shown in the link below along with the audio mp3 file that match the slides. Try it out; every event is different. Reminders for this event can be found on Facebook under group Portland Now, Inc. (neighborhood association).

The audio:

The slides: — nov2019–slides.pdf

October Reskilling Gathering

Portland Library, Louisville KY, 2nd Tuesday at 6:30pm on October 8th in the all-purpose room

Good things happened and you can follow along with audio and slides that follow: The slides are in PDF format and audio is mp3 format, which should be easy to consume.


Next mtg: November 12th.

This is meant to build a stronger, resilient Portland, more info about the broader perspective can be found at

Reskill Sept 2019 Just Singing

Sept 10th – Recovering from being under the weather, the reskilling event for September was just this: Lots of singing songs. At the Portland Library rec room. 2nd Tuesday at 6:30pm. Uploaded as mp3, so you can listen on your favorite electronic device. The goal is to have a slough of songs at the ready to sing and play at a moment’s notice. Here one take:

Re-X Review — Reusing and reskilling and other ‘re’.

Another monthly reskilling and reusing (Re-X) event was held this month. Check out the audio and the slides that go with it. Next month we’ll do it again. Can’t get enough of sharing about things learned that relate to everyone in earshot. All about Portland, Louisville, KY and things therein.

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May 2019 Reskilling Event (Rex Retreat)

Monthly meeting on last Tuesday of the month at 630pm at Portland library. Audio recording and corresponding PDF file of slides are available below.

Tune in and Tune Up!

Reskilling Retreat April 2019

Event occurring every last Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm at Portland Library. Slides in PDF are available for download, below, as is the mp3 that corresponds to the slides.

mp3 of the event

Ready when you are.

Please know everyone is invited to the main auditorium room at the Portland Library to participate in this live event in order to make it all that it can be in terms of meeting the needs of Portland residents.

March 2019 Reskilling ReTreat

Once again on the last Tuesday of the month at the Portland Library another reskilling/reusing event is extant. As always everyone’s welcome. Arrive at 6:30pm to see the start. Come with questions about reskilling/reusing and the like…or share your own stories of resilience, life-hacking, restitution, re-constitution…(You get it).

If the event is missed, all participants and all other people everywhere are free to download the podcast and associated slides that go with the event. There’s a richness that’s comes from being part of something “re” — you could call it ‘getting reech’!

Here’s the links: and look for the March 2019 episode/entry. The audio and PDF slides go together, but you need to open the files separately.

Get the audio and the slides right here:

Listen to this mp3.

Reskilling Event –Feb 2019

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Reskilling and Reusing Retreat Event Monthly at the Library

Last Tuesday of each month (Feb 26, 2019) at 6:30pm at Portland Libray Event Space

Check this space ( for audio podcast and PDF of slides discussed on relevant topics of the day. The first download button is the PDF slides and the second button is the audio file in mp3 format.

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