- New Orleans
- camping, hiking, canoeing, geocaching, and other outdoor activities
- Favorite noveling music:
- Matt Uleman, Jeremy Soule, movie and video game soundtracks, Radio Rivendell online.
- Favorite books or authors:
- The Hobbit, Dragon Lance Series, The Harry Potter Series, Neverwhere, Stardust, The Lies of Locke Lamora, Red Seas Under Red Skies, The Forged Coupon, Sherlock Holmes, J.R.R. Tolkien, Margaret Weiss and Tracey Hackman, J.K. Rowling, Neil Gaiman, Scott Lynch, Brent Weeks