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Casey Speaks to Helping Parents Heal About When the Veil Comes Down

Published April 14, 2021 Blog, Uncategorized Comments
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On April 13 Casey spoke to the wonderful support group, Helping Parents Heal, about his new book WHEN THE VEIL COMES DOWN. He was joined on the call by his good friends and Shining Light Parents, Conrad and Paola Leslie, who together with their son-in-spirit, Nicolas, are featured in the chapters “Gifts From Nick” and […]

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WHEN THE VEIL COMES DOWN

Published March 9, 2021 Blog, first-9 Comments
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Just Published! Casey Gauntt has written a new book available now on Amazon. Click Here to find out more. There is coming a time when there will be no veil. There will be no separation between us on this side of the veil and our loved ones on the other side. When the veil comes […]

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HE’S BACK….

Published February 14, 2021 Blog Comments
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What If, by Sharon Belknap

February 14, 2021 Happy Valentine’s Day! Yesterday I was cruising Solana Beach on my new E-Bike, thanks to my son-in-law, Ryan, who hooked me up with a great deal from Laguna Beach Bums. It was a spectacular day and a super-low tide. Wait a minute. As I write this, I realize this may be misconstrued […]

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FRIENDS-THE FORGOTTEN ONES

Published January 8, 2021 Blog Comments
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Evan Jimmy 2006 23rd Birthday

We recently received reach-outs from two of Jimmy’s close friends, both named Evan.  Coincidence?   I think not. Evan C. was one of Jimmy’s best friends growing up in Solana Beach.  They were joined at the hip through elementary, junior high and high school.   T-Ball, Little League, Pop Warner Football, soccer—they did everything together.  As wee-lads, […]

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RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS

Published November 10, 2020 Blog Comments
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November 10, 2020 As we approach the holidays and the season of giving and gratitude, I want to share a recent experience of mine with a random act of kindness.  As I was pulling my thoughts together, I vaguely remembered a heartwarming article on the subject from a few years ago in the San Diego […]

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THE LETTER-MORE COALWOOD MAGIC

Published August 18, 2020 Blog Comments
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It’s been over ten years since Steve Date made his film about the letter from my father that was side-railed for over 40 years.   THE FILM-THE LETTER Steve and I are amazed by how his film continues to reach and impact people in unique and different ways.   But we never thought the film could rekindle […]

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MY MOTHER ALWAYS LOOKED LIKE A MILLION BUCKS

Published July 29, 2020 Blog Comments
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July 29, 2020 I recently had an early morning dream about my mother.   I was running through my apartment, entering rooms and opening windows to let out the smoke from my recently finished cigarette.  I must have been younger—haven’t had a cigarette since 1987.   As I entered one of the rooms, there was my mother, […]

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CASEY’S ZOOM TALK TO HELPING PARENTS HEAL

Published July 26, 2020 Blog Comments
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On Thursday July 23, I gave a Zoom talk to members of Helping Parents Heal.  I shared our journey, told the stories of The Letter from my Dad and our Moment in Paris.  I described how our first book, Suffering Is The Only Honest Work came to be, and provided a sneak peek into Book #2 which […]

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QUORUM SENSING, MUSINGS WITH MIKE, THE OVERSTORY, A BIGGER STORY

Published June 24, 2020 Blog, Casey And Friends Comments
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Let me sing to you now, about how people turn into other things. Richard Powers, The Overstory Quorum Sensing I had a thought a few years ago:  Why did Man evolve into the species it is today, seemingly so far advanced intellectually and socially beyond any other? I had read Yuval Noah Harari’s books, Sapiens […]

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PASO ROBLES-IT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE A QUIET GETAWAY

Published June 13, 2020 Blog, Casey's Stories Comments
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It was a Monday, June 8, 2020, when my wife, Hilary, and I ventured out of town for our first getaway since the Covid-19 pandemic hit.  We went to visit my uncle, Stan, who lives in Paso Robles.  He’s 90 years-young—just bought a brand-new Ford F150 pick-up—and has been living by himself since Joan, his […]

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Write Me Something Beautiful Authors - Casey and Jimmy Gauntt

Casey Gauntt

is a retired attorney and former senior executive of a major San Diego real estate company. He lives in Solana Beach, California, with his wife, Hilary. Casey grew up in Itasca, Illinois, graduated Lake Park High School in 1968, and received B.S., JD and MBA degrees from the University of Southern California.

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Jimmy Gauntt

was born and raised in Solana Beach and graduated from Torrey Pines High School in 2002.   A prestigious Trustee Scholar at the University of Southern California, he majored in English and Spanish. He authored six plays, five screenplays, and a multitude of poems and short stories. Beginning in 2010, the USC English Department annually bestows the Jimmy Gauntt Memorial Award—aka “The Jimmy”—to the top graduates in English.  Jimmy passed over to the other side in 2008 at age 24.

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