I was born with strong opinions. Eventually, I got paid for those opinions as part of weekly newspaper columns in both the Catholic and secular press. I’ve also spent a few years in the trenches of newsrooms as an education reporter, feature writer, and food section editor, details of which you can find here. When not working at my day job or blogging, I’m in the final draft of a novel set in the Catholic church in Tucson and starring a priest, a bishop, a duplicitous hospice nurse, and a curious journalist. Feel free to reach out at rshorton08(at)gmail(dot)com.