I was born in New Orleans and continue to love it! I have also lived in the U.K. (London) and in Vermont, North Carolina and Florida. My life is devoted to my family, friends and to literature, art, music, dancing, theatre, food, wine, history, dreams (i love the stories they tell), qi gong. I am super interested in sustainability, urban gardening, permaculture and smart, earth-aware architecture and urban planning, though I can't say I'm *doing* much with all that besides reading about it and loving it. I'm a writer for a web agency, and I love my job. :-) My youngest son is in a French immersion school and I'm learning French to keep up with him. I plan on spending the second half of my life doing a lot of traveling, but for now I and my partner in life, Roy, absolutely adore being hosts and meeting new people from right here and from all over the world. See ya soon we hope!