A native of Washington, DC, I have an online tour and travel company ((website hidden) and (website hidden)) and also freelance as a writer. I have traveled extensively and lived in Paris, France, the French Riviera and Italy. In addition to writing, I enjoy reading, interior decoration and gardening and love visiting Flea Markets and thrift stores to find new treasures. I enjoy going to new places and experiencing life to the fullest. I am easy-going with a good sense of humor and have a balanced approach to life.