Can't live without: sunshine, salt water (swimming!), a good book and The New Yorker, exploring new places, and a bit of free time.
A few of the most memorable trips I've taken: Panama, Paris, Madrid, Zihuatanejo, and Sooke Harbor.
I am ever hopeful. Also: passionate dreamer, nonrev traveler, someday sommelier, living proof of severe mercy, and...very lucky auntie.