My passions ? People ( close to my huge family / keep my friends for life ) ; the great great outdoors ( especially extended beach camping adventures ); photography and video documentation; learning to cooking new foods; being close to water for swimming, snorkeling, diving, kayaking: sacred sites !! ( grottos, churches, temples, all sacred architecture); deep interest in foreign films, alternative and traditional galleries; am an avid gardener and orchid grower; travel anywhere when given the chance; must always be LEARNING ! ; have a soft spot for horse /actually all animals....and looove silence.