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MELANCOLIE REVISITED

Published August 7, 2018 Blog, Casey's Stories Comments
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I wanted to share a couple of comments from our healing tribe to the photo of the Melancolie sculpture. Raphael carries this photo on his phone to remind him of the grief he carries with the loss of his 21 year old daughter, Cristina, three years ago.   Grief is indeed a very heavy load, particularly […]

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MELANCOLIE

Published August 6, 2018 Blog, Casey's Stories Comments
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They say a picture is worth a thousand words.  This one may be worth a million. This sculpture, called Melancolie, is by Romanian artist Albert Gyorgy and displayed in a park alongside Lake Geneva, Switzerland. Here is a link to an article that provides more information about the sculpture, artist and the deep emotions this […]

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LA LETTERA

Published July 11, 2018 Blog, Casey's Stories Comments
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 Ero seduto nel mio ufficio dove praticavo la professione di avvocato in una mattina soleggiata a San Diego California, ma nonostante la bellissima  e solare giornata, mi sentivo molto triste. Tre mesi fa avevo perso mio figlio Jimmy  che aveva 24 anni. Dopo essere stato ad una festa con amici, Jimmy aveva deciso di camminare […]

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2011-ANOTHER YEAR IN THE TWILIGHT ZONE

Published July 8, 2018 Blog, Casey And Friends Comments
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Introduction by Casey Gauntt (July 2018) Although I’ve been corresponding with Charlie Myers for over seven years, I finally had the privilege of meeting him for the first time a couple of months ago.   Charlie, who now lives in Dallas, and Jan Weeks from Grand Junction spent a few days in anything-but sunny Solana Beach.  […]

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I’m Christian

Published May 29, 2018 Blog, Casey And Friends, Stories, Your Stories Comments
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Christian Big Bear Ski Trip

“I’m Christian” is an incredible and touching story by Christian’s father, Christopher Ramirez, about grandfathers, fathers, sons and grandsons; the love and spiritual energy that spans generations, time and space. I’m Christian By: Christopher Ramirez On May 18, 2016, my father suffered a massive stroke that left him paralyzed from the nose down, with only […]

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PRIESTS, MEDIUMS AND SHAMANS PART 2

Published May 23, 2018 Blog, Casey's Stories Comments
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  I shared several of the stories of our NLEs with Father Patrick J. O’Malley in Chicago.  His father and two of his brothers, Tom and John, worked for my grandfather’s company, Case Foundation Company.  I met Father Pat one time in 1967 when my classmate, Ernie Smersky, and I went to visit his parish […]

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PRIESTS, MEDIUMS AND SHAMANS PART 1

Published May 22, 2018 Blog, Casey's Stories Comments
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  Touch- Introduction to the “Reunions” Episode, aired March 22, 2013 Bodies at rest, stay at rest. Bodies in motion, stay in motion Unless acted upon by an outside force. People, like objects, become set in their paths, Embedded in a constrained reality. As we travel our paths, the possible futures Which were once infinite […]

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MIKE, IS THAT YOU?

Published May 12, 2018 Blog, Casey And Friends Comments
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Mike Lueth was a classmate of mine at Lake Park High School in the Chicago suburb of Roselle.  As with all of the kids I knew growing up, I had no contact with Mike for over 40 years until we re-connected a few years ago through my writings.   Mike has some amazing stories-experiences of his […]

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What the Jimmy means to me

Published May 8, 2018 Blog, Your Stories Comments
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About year ago, when I was living in Madrid, I was contacted by David Roman, a USC English professor. In an altogether brief yet intensely moving conversation, he informed me that I had been selected to receive the 2017 Jimmy Gauntt Memorial Award, which is given to 6 graduating English majors at USC each spring. […]

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THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE

Published May 7, 2018 Blog Comments
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I woke up early a few days ago and my first thought was All the Light We Cannot See.    As I’m sure many of you know, that is the title of a wildly successful book written by Anthony Doerr in 2014 for which he won the Pulitzer Prize.  It’s a heart-wrenching tale of a blind […]

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Write Me Something Beautiful Authors - Casey and Jimmy Gauntt

Casey Gauntt

is an attorney and 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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