I enjoy the outdoors-- bicycling, kayaking, & backpacking. I love leisurely meals, strong coffee and good wine. I teach in a School of Nursing-- my area of expertise is gerontology (i.e. aging and older adults). I play cello-- not very well but love it! I also am passionate about jazz and poetry. I have traveled quite a bit--favorite trips included backpacking in French Alps, rafting down the Grand Canyon and bicycling in the Canadian Rockies.