I grew up in Oregon in the '60s and '70s, and camping with family and friends lead me into land conservation and then real estate re-development as a trade. I'm a divorced father of three girls, now young women. I've also lived in Massachusetts, NYC, Pennsylvania and Idaho. Swimming, rafting and canoeing are favorite sports. I like most dogs, except small yappers, and am mildly allergic to cats, so I haven't developed any connection there. As a traveler, I'm a bit of a minimalist, for convenience, and like to "leave no trace" at the campsite. Hopefully a low-impact guest.