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  • 16 references 10 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 77, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • Retired, contractor
  • B.S. Long Island University, MSW, U niversity of Michigan...
  • From New York, NY, USA
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About Me


Tikkun Olan, to heal, repair and transform the world. You are obliged to start, but not expected to finish.




I believe we are put on this earth to do Tukun Olan, To heal, repair and transform the world. We are obliged to start and not expected top finish.

Also, If you have a generous impulse, act on it immediately. This has worked great and produced happiness for me and others. Spiritually it is very pure and there is scientific backing to being generous produces happiness, in both recipient and giver.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I've hosted many interesting people on their travels, people have amazing and descriptive stories of places I haven't been. It is sort of proxy travel.

Now I don't travel much, but I enjoy seeing photos and descriptions of peoples travels.

Hosted three or night and enjoyed doing it


Gardening, cooking, biking, camping, internet research on subjects that catch my attention, rafting, Opera, human psychology, moral character, Australian Cattle Dogs, saving the environment, mushrooms, Cooking, health, biology, astronomy (especially, the big bang, dark matter), green building and I'm very interested in hearing about peoples travels and experiences.

  • dogs
  • environment
  • dining
  • cooking
  • gardening
  • traveling
  • opera
  • cycling
  • camping
  • astronomy
  • biology
  • psychology

Music, Movies, and Books

Books: Microbial Seascapes,
Garden Open Today,
David Austin's English Roses,
The Elliott Wave Principal
Any thing with pictures of outer space. Hubble telescope.

Music: Reggae (check out archives of the Reggae Express at, Bluegrass, blues, Opera, Turandot, The Ghosts of Versailles, Mozart, and most everything at some time.

Some music videos, my favorite, Turn down for What, by Lil Jon and DJ Snake;

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I've been transformed by love.

One More

I've raised up a child to be a decent person.

Teach, Learn, Share


What I Can Share with Hosts

Just ask.

Food, nature, everything

Countries I’ve Visited

China, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, South Korea, Sweden, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Thailand, United States

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