About the author
Kenneth Benelli was born in 1953 in Sebastopol, California on a 20-acre apple ranch with first-generation Catholic parents from Italy and Spain. He grew up working on the farm and spent his youth protesting the Vietnam War, getting drafted, and working in Silicon Valley. His professional career included ministry, radio and television, mission work, and bus driving. He still resides in Santa Rosa as a retiree and self-educated philosopher.