-Nile River hippo and crocodile induced white water phobic
-Mountain biker turned road cyclist after an up close introduction between my front teeth and Moab
-Giddy to be outside and on the water
-Coffee snob who enjoys the ritual of making coffee almost more than the consumption of it
-Laughter lover, especially in the company of kids I work with all over the globe
-Enjoy a sense of pride of my work
-Adventure planner with a goal to make 40 x 40
And so who might you be...
-A fellow traveler of near and far who listens and acts on the urge to get out and explore with a global perspective to match
-A transformer between Carhardts and city dweller
-Is curious, asks questions, and listens for answers
-Can get on the level of a kid and question the absurdities of the adult world
-A healthy and well fed sense of humor
-An ease and sense of grounding
-Landing in a new country and finding my way to the hidden gem of a restaurant or site worthy of a postcard
-Gathering and feeding a group of random friends
-Making a last minute meal from the random leftovers and condiments in the fridge
-Connecting with kids
-Wearing a mermaid costume with chuck taylors and jeans.
Books - the Sunday NYT, Half the Sky, Einstein's Dreams, Terry Tempest Williams books, Mary Oliver poems, The Guernsy and Potato Peel Society, Water for Elephants, Like Water for Chocolate, What is the What, Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy... some favs.
Movies - Darjeeling Limited, Cairo Time, Sex & Lucia, Il Postino, Roman Holiday... foreign and classics alike...