I am an artist, former academic and active conservationist/environmentalist who has a multitude of interests mostly involving the natural world.
I also have a culinary degree and love world ethnic cooking.
I have run a nature retreat in the Vermont Green Mountain National Forest area for many years which is on this site now.
Sustainable organic farming, design and build, the sciences,foraging for wild edibles and medicinal plants, ceramics, painting, animal behavior are some of the activities I am involved in.
I love meeting people from all over the world and I have lived in many countries myself.