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Happy Holidays!

I want to wish everyone a happy, safe and fulfilling holidays! The holidays has always been a period of reflection for me. This year, however, there has been some heavy reflection. Having lost two loved ones within months of each other gave me a lot of perspective. It’s surprising how the frailty of life can …

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Late last month, I noticed sales for my book, Defamers: How Fake News Terrorized a Community & Those Who Dared to Fight It, sharply increased.

Questions Asked About Defamers

“Defamers: How Fake News Terrorized a Community and Those Who Dared to Fight It” is a unique book. I wrote about a local online tabloid that regularly and knowingly publishes false news stories in San Luis Obispo County, California. We’ve heard the term “fake news” thrown around by our president and fake news as it …

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The Art of Staying Focused

Earlier this week, I was joking with a friend about my commitment issues. Two years ago, I decided to write “Defamers.” And never in my wildest dreams would I imagine working on the book for two years straight. People who know me personally can attest to the fact that I have the attention span of …

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What Love Is

I was inspired to write this after one of my friends wrote about losing his cat. He wrote a touching tribute to him on social media. In solidarity with him and those grieving from pet loss, here is my story about one of the greatest loves of my life: a siamese-tabby named Scooter. When I …

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Morro Bay

Morro Bay has changed dramatically since its incorporation in 1964. And sometimes, it feels nothing has changed at all. I moved to Morro Bay in 2011. The first thing I noticed about the city was how small and inclusive it was. I could stand in the middle of downtown and feel like I could go …

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From My Heart to You

Today marks the release of my debut book, “Defamers: How Fake News Terrorized a Community and Those Who Dared to Fight It,” which is now available on paperback and Kindle on Amazon. It’s also Valentine’s Day. In 2013, legendary British rocker David Bowie released what would be his penultimate album, “The Next Day.” One of …

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