Born in Harlem, raised in Brooklyn. Survived Catholic school. I like everything multicultural --people, music, clothing, arts, food, travel, films. I still read 'real' newspapers, and 'real' books but am on the web a lot. Loves: good stories, parades, food, music, jazz radio, comedy, dance, walking, fresh air, public transit. Hate: driving, black nail polish, tattoos, Hip Hop, bratty kids, rudeness. More Loves: wise people, the beach, forests, deserts, creativity, spirituality, common sense and practicality.