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With my help, dinosaurs will again roam the earth, or at least the walls of cities worldwide. First up, South America.
I've travelled a lot for work, visiting places solo. I'm finally getting more chances to travel for fun and realizing that I still like rolling into a new city solo.
I love to discover cities by bicycle and always make sure to try out the local foods and whatever the local beverages are. It's been fun seeing the looks on folks faces when they see what I actually enjoy.
Meeting new people and talking to strangers are what make the world keep turning.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I'm just getting started here, and have roommates for now. I'm excited to get to host, or just meet more folks. I can promise if I stay with you you'll get many fun postcards in the future!
When I lived in Chicago I hosted bands, bicyclists, speakers at conferences, and any number of friends between apartments or luck. Moving to SF and now to NYC has been odd. I suddenly can't host. I'm not sure even where I'll be living! It's great, but I wish I'd had more folks couchsurfing with me while I had the space!
I've stayed with many many friends though not as a formal "couchsurfer." I'd say I'm best known for doing dishes and scrubbing stove tops. I love kitchens and really appreciate when folks cook for me, so doing my part, getting to help out and just listen to people go about their lives in the hub of the house is really rewarding.
Food, books, biology, bicycles, beverages, coffee, art and whiskey.
I do sketchnotes at GraphiteMind.com
- world cup
Music, Movies, and Books
Thomas Pynchon - V.
Hugh Howey - Wool
Sheri S Tepper - The Fresco
Neal Stephenson - The Diamond Age
Carol Shields - The Stone Diaries
David Sedaris - Me Talk Pretty One Day
Tapes 'N Tapes
Victory At Sea
Murder By Death
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I went to work in a foreign city as my second job out of high-school. I'd never been away from my parents for that long. Four months! I got to help out at a banquet at Versaille, met Pele while giving him an award on TV and got to wander the streets of Paris to my heart's content. It was hard work, but it was amazing to be part of the 1998 World Cup!
Teach, Learn, Share
- Web Design / UX
- Public Speaking
Countries I’ve Visited
Countries I’ve Lived In
France, United States