How to describe me, your primary host? Enthusiastic and wanting to 'know'....so MANY things! Born in Texas, initially I was a classical musician (pianist), then teacher in Special Needs, then Clinical Psychologist, with each step leading in some way to the next. I have long yearned to know more and, looking back, I can easily see how that yearning has taken me into so many not necessarily planned experiences! I recognised some time ago that Carl Jung offered a 'lens' for me to better understand the world we live in. And then I traveled considerably (including living and working in Tuva at the Centre for Traditional Folk Medicine for five months over a winter), plus I lived and worked in the UK and then Ireland for a total of 16 years - with a year's Sabbatical tucked in there, too, giving me opportunity to get to know more of the world. I stayed in many a B&B over the years, including in Patmos (where God dictated Revelations to John), in the Lake District, in Edinburgh... I love cooking so preparing a scrumptious breakfast for guests to start them on their way for the day, is a delight. Gardening is another love of mine - along with classical and also folk music. Actually both first and last (but not least!), I enjoy good conversation! I returned to America on 27th January 2013, starting a new volume in my life that has started with opening Fletcher Tavern (the home of some of my ancestors) as a B&B.