I have lived in Tucson since 1971 and have worked as a community development professional for more than forty years. I volunteer with TEDxTucson and the Tucson Botanical Gardens in addition to providing pro bono and consulting work through my business, Community Renaissance. http://www.communityrenaissance.biz . Also through Community Renaissance, I am working with others on our primary community projects, Do Happy Today and BuildUP^ Tucson & Beyond .
I write poetry, short fiction, nonfiction and essays. I love to read and used to dance ballet and tap, but I now mindfully walk my neighborhood near the Rillito River, bicycle indoors, do weights, Tai Chi and Qi Jong, and swim several times a week.