Professionally I am a political campaign organizer. In addition, I conduct 7-hour political skills workshops. I also am a public affairs consultant for major corporations and professional and trade associations. I write most political "how-to" articles and brochures.
And I am a reader! Sometimes five or six books a month, mostly fiction and historical biography as well. Most of my news comes from the seven daily newspapers I read each morning on my laptop. I watch BBC every weekday evening a 5:00 pm followed by the NBC Evening News.
I enjoy movies, including foreign films and documentaries. I keep my radio tuned to classical music while I write.
My cat, Ernie, departed in August after spending 16+ years with me. That was one of the saddest experiences in my life.