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Joe Occhipinti

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Joe lives with his wife and son in a small town in central Massachusetts. His travels around the world have enhanced his love for humanity and for the natural world. Joe loves to hike, mountain bike or simply be outoors. An holistic health enthusiast, he engages in mind-body practices and the martial art of Aikido. Aside from all that he occasionally writes and teaches. You may also find Joe behind a brush, a potter's wheel, the bench in his woodshop, or occupied in some other interesting manual endeavor.

His first book, “Strangers in the Gale,” was self-published and was a 2013 semi-finalist in Amazon’s Breakthrough Novel Contest. His most recent novel, Ashfallen, is offered by Double Dragon Publishing. He has written for The Forge, Bluest

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You may have already noticed in your life that the time when you connect most with the world around you is when you are observing and not thinking. Thinking, of course, has its purpose; understanding the optical and vibratory nature of electromagnetism has its own rewards.

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Leigh Hi Joe, glad we're friends here on Goodreads!
Goodreads purposely made mine private because of the age restriction. Don't worry you'll get used to it here, it's really fun and easy to use. :)

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