I have a lot of experience in life and have lived and worked abroad a lot. What I seek most is goodness and authenticity in people I meet. A number of people I've work with over the years have become my family and can say I came to love them and in many ways work for them as much as myself. Few things give me more pleasure than to do something for others that genuinely improves their lives. I balance this with the corollary that my feelings for those who do us harm (the monstrous bastards on Wall Street and a large swathe of big corporate America and their political sock puppets) are always much on my mind. Three big cheers for Blue Oregon!
Books and red wine (2?)
(Not necessarily in this order although good conversation, so difficult to find in the US, would always be close to the top.)