Kelvin Wade is a 45 year old freelance writer/author. He has written an opinion column, "The Other Side" for the Daily Republic in Fairfield, California for 19 years. He has also done technical writing, newsletter design and production for various homeowner associations from Pacific Grove to Roseville, California. He also currently writes for the iPinion Syndicate.
He helped co-found the Bay Area Survivors of Suicide and worked with the group for years before rolling it into the national organization. He wrote a column on dealing with the aftermath of suicide for the group's newsletter.
He got his start writing for the Daily Republic in junior high when he wrote a column called "The Bear Facts" reporting on his school's (Grange Grizzlies) activities.
Kelvin enjoys cruising, traveling, computers and gadgets (geek alert!), guns, Oakland Raiders football, MMA, boxing, wrestling, producing music, drawing, photography and cooking.
He resides in Northern California with his very significant other, Catherine, and their three "kids", Beagle brothers Tyson and Theo and frisky Maltoodle, Rafi.