About the Author
My grandparents came to Arizona by horse drawn wagon in 1908. They settled outside of Douglas Arizona, which is right on the Mexican border. My father was a geologist and mining engineer. I attribute my deep affinity for the mystery of the Earth to the fact that as a small child I had the opportunity to accompany my father on numerous expeditions to exotic destinations in the desert in order that he might inspect various mines and mining claims.
During these adventures I developed a sensitivity to the presence of the energetic qualities of the land. In other words; I learned how to feel the energies of the Earth, which are always present, but often overlooked. My evolution from the natural simplicity of a child to that of a well-known writer and researcher in the field of metaphysics was largely catalyzed by my discovery, at the age 17, of the writings of Carlos Castaneda.
During my late teens and 20's, I moved back and forth between Arizona and California many times, ultimately, I bought a house in Cottonwood Arizona in 1988. Shortly after that I began my first book Sedona Power Spot, Vortex, and Medicine Wheel Guide. It was first published February 17, 1991, two days after operation desert storm. I am happy to report that this book has become the standard reference for understanding the Vortex phenomenon in Sedona.