I live in Portland, Oregon. I am involved in art, music, design, gardening and community development. I love cooking at home and dining out. I have a 10 year old son and we both enjoy riding bikes. Due to my own chemical sensitivities I use only unscented products in my apartment and in the laundry room of the building that I own as well. Natural products with plant based essential oils are OK too. Reading books is one of my favorite activities. I feel extremely lucky to live within bike, bus, train or urban hiking distance to almost anywhere in the city. My son and I are both learning Spanish and we enjoy meeting people and sharing some of the fun and quirky parts of our neighborhood in North Portland.