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D.G. Speirs

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Born in New York and raised in California, D. G. Speirs (1961- ) is a born traveler who believes there’s always a better story out there, even if you have to make it up yourself.

Graduating top of his class from the Naval Nuclear Power School, D.G. served in the Navy for more than a decade. He's lived all sorts of adventures along the way. D.G. coached a football team in Australia and modeled for Issey Miyake in Japan. He's even played Santa for a stadium full of NFL fans. He was a small business owner, a national consultant assisting entrepreneurs, a Chamber of Commerce board member, a performer of all sorts for over four decades - even Rotarian of the Year.

For five years, D.G. curated the Tao of Maud, a daily inspirational project that pos
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Average rating: 3.67 · 49 ratings · 17 reviews · 5 distinct worksSimilar authors
Triangle: False Mirror

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Triangle: Rescue

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The One About… “More”

How many people, when they hear the phrase, “Black Lives Matter,” add the word “More” to it – as in “Black Lives Matter More.” It’s not there, but it feels like the gut reaction, the pushback to this moment, is … Continue reading →
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I’ve read before the journeys of authors into spiritual awakenings – “The Celestine Prophecies” or “The Secret” come to mind. I’ve also read authors such as Gay Talese, whose take on a narrative in first person present managed to draw the reader so i ...more
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Most reviews start with a synopsis of the book. I prefer not to do that – if the author’s blurb isn’t already enough to entice you to read this, they haven’t done their job. In this, G.J. Griffiths does so. It turns out that might be his best bit of ...more
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The late comedian, Richard Jeni, had a routine called ‘Love Songs.’ It chronicled how love songs on the radio were designed to specifically drive those who were not in relationships to the brink of suicide (the irony of Jeni’s death in 2007 by a self ...more
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