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Laughter is the Fountain of Youth! (That, and a great martini!!)

  • Full Name: Gretchen Wilson-Kalav ( 62 / Female )
  • Lives In: Dakota, Illinois, USA
  • Citizenship: USA
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Occupation: Whatever I Choose It To Be Today.
  • About Isadora:

    I am a Veterinary Technologist/Pharmacologist, with 20+ years of bio-medical/pharmaceutical experience, who has switched gears - radically. Well, it's been very radical but too long to catalogue here so I'll leave it at that. Want to know, ask. My husband (TP's beerman) and I travel when we can. Mwahahaha!! The day will come when we WILL see the world!!!

  • Hobbies:

    Though not in any particular order: travel, scuba, snorkeling, gardening, cooking, writing and (of course) TP.

  • Favourite places:

    Jamaica, Antigua... Oh, let's face it - the Caribbean and wherever the next trip takes us - as long as it's warm all year long! We're not picky.

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I have very extensive backgrounds in the pharmaceutical, biomedical and medical fields. I have also contributed most of the information found in the Travel Health section of the Travel Guide. I am able to answer questions about diseases, vaccinations, anti-malarials and other medically-related topics.

» Ask Isadora a question about Travel_Health.


I lived in Minnesota for 19 and Chicago for 20 years. I can help with questions concerning the midwestern US and Chicago specifically. My husband has lived in California, Arizona and New Mexico. My background is that of pharmacologist and I can help with questions relating to required vaccinations, etc., and my husband can supply information about any beer in the US.

» Ask Isadora a question about North_America.


I have been a frequent traveller to Jamaica and can help with questions concerning Montego Bay, Negril, Ocho Rios and Runaway Bay areas. My background is that of pharmacologist so I can help with information concerning vaccinations, medications, etc. also.

» Ask Isadora a question about Central_America.

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