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I'm somewhat studious these days, so spend most days at work and evenings in the library.
When people lure me out of my cave, I tend to be adventurous and curious about everything. I don't have a great sense of danger (for better or worse), but it does keep life interesting.
Until recently, I was working as a programmer at MIT. Now, I'm on a bicycle tour down the West Coast, and busy becoming a nomad.
I try to bring compassion to all things. At the very least, I hope to leave the places I've been a little a little better than I found them
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
Couchsurfers I've enjoyed most have been full of strange ideas and interesting activities. Once I couchsurfed with a girl in Copenhagen who took me and friends to an anarchist protest and an undergound art show in an abandoned building. That was just about perfect.
I'm really interested in exploring places and experiencing new things. Bicycling, cooking elaborate imaginative meals, walking around the park, reading , walking into "authorized personnel only" rooms, etc.
I'm generally an outdoor cat, so if you have space in your yard for me to set up a hammock, that's totally great for me, too.
Music, Movies, and Books
The Joke, A Clockwork Orange, The Hours, The Joy Luck Club, Dune, Me Talk Pretty One Day, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, God Bless You Dr. Kevorkian, Invisible Man
Dr. Strangelove, Swordfish, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Triplets of Beville, Eyes Wide Shut, Pulp Fiction
Vivaldi, The Bad Plus, Regina Spektor, Bjork, Amy Winehouse, Beck, Andrew Bird, David Bowie, Rising Appalachia
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I have climbed to the top of a bridge and biked across two state lines in a day. I have also amassed the best, most disparate, and eclectic group of friends I could ever ask for.
Teach, Learn, Share
-How to cooking any combination of things.
-How to fix a bike
- Thai Massage
-Constructing elaborate fantasies of how the world could be.
-*Or we could just scale buildings and burglarize smoothie kings.
Countries I’ve Visited
Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Brazil, Czech Republic, United States