I'm a(n award-winning) building designer-restorationist /mother /writer project manager/real estate agent/who loves experiencing new places and sharing understanding with people from different paths than my own. Recently I returned to Charleston from 16 months in Australia, where I was privileged to experience a multi-cultural community, gracious hospitality and openness, and a vibrant cultural scene. I hope I can be as helpful to you on your next trip. I love art, history, food, history, architecture, adaptive re-use and design, R&B, rock, Baroque and music from West Africa. I've lived in the Northeast, the Midwest and the South, and spent time in the Bay Area, France, Switzerland, Costa Rica and the Yucatan. I have so many places yet to go, and wherever i am I will try to be a good host to you, also. f I have a motto it might be, "There are No Maps." To me that means that life, at it's best, is unpredictable.