My husband and I are very active, so in the spring and fall we like to hike in the mountains and bike Rails to Trails, in the summer we visit friends in Virginia Beach or boat on Smith Mountain Lake and in the winter we ski, often just down the road at Wintergreen. We enjoy cultural activities, concerts and museums, both here in Charlottesville and in Richmond or D.C. We also love to spend time together, so you will see a lot of ‘We’ in this list.
My favorite thing to do is stroll the Downtown Mall on a Friday evening with my husband, maybe going to the wine tasting at Market Street Wine Shop and checking out the art on First Fridays or listening to music at Fridays after Five, followed by a trip to one of our favorite eateries. It’s also a great place to people watch and run into people you know.
I love to cook and there is nothing better than preparing a meal for family and friends. I was inspired from watching the old cooking shows on TV with my mother, long before the days of the Food Network. My husband and I love films and foreign television, so Netflix can be very addicting. We explore new places and take trips whenever possible. Between the two of us, we have traveled to every continent except Australia.
My husband and I prefer participating in sports to watching them, but we do try to catch at least one or two baseball games a season, and the local horse races, Montpelier and Foxfields. We are both New Englanders, so of course, that makes us part of Red Sox Nation. Go Sox! I have always enjoyed tennis and would love to go to the U.S. Open someday.