My favorite thing in the world is laughing, and it's a good thing because I laugh a lot. My second favorite is talking to people and getting to understand who they are and what makes them tick. I think people and their stories are amazing and I love learning from those I meet wherever I live. I also travel a LOT. I've spent half of my life living abroad, most recently in Colombia. Who I am today is directly related to the home I grew up in, which was filled with love and people and food and music. It was the kind of place where you could come in for a cup of coffee and basically never leave. We always had people living with us, from all over the world and from all walks of life. I'm pretty much comfortable anywhere and with everyone. I'm most comfortable with people who like to throw back their heads and laugh, listen to good music, cook good food, drink strong coffee and good wine, who have strong opinions about what the world needs and an even stronger work ethic to make those changes happen, and have a general lust for and appreciation of life.