I have always liked cooking, but growing up my mom never really cooked. Everything I have learned has either been DIY or via recipes or... just trying something! For fun I like to bike with my dog, Ambrose, go running (I like to stay active), go shopping, take pictures, and spend as much time outside as possible. I live in Pittsburgh so the weather is fairly unpredictable here so I have to savor the nice weather while it lasts! I am really into community development and the urban environment. I will be finishing grad school in August 2007 and I have helped in starting a Non-Profit organization in my community.