I am the mother of three and work as college counselor/English teacher in an international high school. Bilingual in French, I lived in Paris for many years, one of my favorite cities. My other favorites include London, Edinburgh, Berlin, Prague, Vienna, and Chicago--I would love to live in each of them for a while! My favorite activities are reading, writing, swimming, gardening (albeit far from perfectly!), and singing--from madrigals to (website hidden) and sharing food with friends and family is a great treat. The dolce vita is really what matters.