a bit about me:
I began my career in health care when I rolled on my first call as an EMT volunteer with my father at the age of 16. Now, after some 45 years working in health care, the past 26 as a chaplain, ethicist and crisis counselor, I have the opportunity to share all the talents that have been a part of my professional journey.
My professional roles include spiritual care, teaching, writing, consulting, and public speaking. I am a Hospice Chaplain with Mission Hospice Rancho Mirage, and Community Minister at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Desert in Rancho Mirage, California., I also serve as guest faculty in Medical Ethics at the University of California, San Diego. For published papers and books, please do a Google search on my name.
My side gigs/hobbies include fine art photography, aviation and drones (I am a licensed pilot), poetry therapy workshops, and dream groups. I also produce the Zoo Taxi podcast, and am an owner-partner at Monte De Oro Winery in Temecula, California.