Born and bred in central Texas-San Antonio & Austin. Living in Brooklyn, NY for over 15 years. University of Texas engineering graduate and Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture, respectively. Now working and engaging an interest in the arts at School of Visual Arts in NYC. Passion for food, gardening, travel, green living, design, art & architecture (traditional and landscape) and classic furniture. As comfortable in the countryside as in metropolitan cities and prefer odd, off beat local attractions rather than crowded tourist traps.