Meet The Staff

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Charleen Earley

Founder & Publisher

Founder and publisher of Delta Living Magazine and Purrfect Pets Magazine for five years until she sold them in Jan. 2017, Charleen is an 18-year freelance writer for newspapers and magazines, a journalism teacher (high school and college), a motivational speaker, comedienne, wedding planner and most recently, proud grandmother to Andrew Elias Earley from her son and daughter-in-law, Andrew and Natalie Earley. Inspiring others through prose and photography has been her passion in life since childhood. Reach her at charleenbearley@gmail.com.

Jane Ramsey

Jane Ramsey

Editor-in-Chief

Jane is a registered nurse who also was a reporter for the Brentwood News, the Ledger Dispatch and the Contra Costa Times when those publications were part of Knight-Ridder Newspapers. She values the ability to write a simple, declarative sentence in English, and welcomes the opportunity to share that appreciation with others.

Karen Moss

Karen Moss

Web Producer

Karen has produced and helped redesign web sites for many Fortune 1000 companies and small businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is also a writer and blogger. Originally from Phoenix, she moved to the Bay Area in 1987. Karen is also the mother of a brilliant and beautiful teenage daughter, and a pop culture trivia freak. Learn more about her at www.mosswebpro.com

Jody Hanson

Jody Hansen

Photographer

Jody’s from the small town of Telluride, Colorado, where she grew up skiing, horseback riding and loving the outdoors. She attended Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara and has been working in the field of photography for 15 years. She now resides in Discovery Bay with her husband and new baby boy Van. She still loves the outdoors and spending time with her family and being a mom! She is a drone certified aerial photographer and absolutely loves what she does. Reach her at Jvbphotography@gmail.com.

Omayra Espino

Omayra Espino

Photographer

I see beauty in small details and in every person I meet. I love to capture the essence of a person, their true self. I believe a photo session should be as unique as the person that I photograph, and of course, it should be fun! I am a portrait photographer and I specialize in newborns, glitter/confetti photo shoots, dancers and personal branding. Reach out to me at hello@spinophoto.com or 925.322.3522. Let’s capture your story.

Kristine Cataldo

Kristine Cataldo

Writer

Kristine Cataldo, MSCIS, MAed - "The Lioness" is a woman's transformation coach: body + mind + spirit. Her divinely-inspired transformation (100-lb weight loss) allows her to guide clients to lifelong simplicity + balance + joy. She founded "MyPride Sisterhood," a globl gathering for lion-hearted women to connect + celebrate in community. She has a strong spiritual practice, is a mama, Certified Primal Health Coach, a writer, speaker, professor and curriculum development leader. Kristine loves to hike, cycle, spend time with her children, friends and Australian shepherds. Reach her at omnigal@gmail.com or www.kristinecataldo.net.

Jessica Wendland

Jessica Wendland

Ad Sales/Writer

Jess, a Wisconsin native and mid-century addict, has been in sales for over half her life. Photography and design fanatic, she’s founder of Artful to Artsy - Retro & Vintage Goods, and Wonders in Wire - Recycled Art, and has a fondness for proving that there is value in almost anything. She takes pride in talking to people, hearing their ideas, stories and plans, all while bringing a little Midwest hospitality to every conversation. Happily married, Jess lives with her husband and their four furry children. Reach her at wonders.in.wire@gmail.com.

Kathryn Sibley

Kathryn Sibley

Ad Sales Rep

Kathryn’s advertising adventures first began at Ogilvy & Mather and continued for more than 25 years at several Bay Area ad agencies. These rich experiences helped her launch her marketing consulting business, WordUp! Marketing. A professional copywriter and branding expert, Kathryn loves helping small businesses create memorable advertising campaigns. Her secret weapons: curiosity, creativity and customer service! Reach her at kbsibley@gmail.com.

Makayla Sornodo

Makayla Sornodo

Student Intern

I'm a high school senior, still looking for what I want to do with my life. I'm a photographer, movie lover and total bookworm at heart, with a deep interest in writing. I always try to have a positive outlook on life and find the best in everyone.