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Overview

  • 70 references 43 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Japanese, Spanish
  • 39, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Construction Project Manager
  • American University
  • From westchester, New York
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About Me

We are a fucking delight.
This is my profile, but if we are meeting up, you are staying with me, or I'm staying with you, my SO (37f) will be there too!

I like being helpful. People say I'm easy going/laid back. I can easily be a man of few words or the center of attention. I'll eat anything once.
Drinks and chit-chat are wonderful.
I'm an Atheist but love discussing religion. I love learning. Dive bars.
I have an affinity for music and Art. The Met is my favorite museum. Pretty open minded. Logical. I enjoy all music except country but I'm willing to listen if you think you can persuade me.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Recently divorced so I'm now able to be myself again!
I want to travel more again and experience the attitudes/lifestyles of differing people.

"Let us endeavour so to live that when we come to die, even the undertaker will be sorry."
-Mark Twain

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I hosted over 100 people in about four months and had a wonderful time.
I bought a one way ticket to China, had $300 bucks and a bag, and traveled almost 2 years hitting 26 countries.

I can say I enjoy both aspects equally. It's interesting and wonderful, meeting new people.

Interests

My favorite thing is hearing people discuss in detail and with enthusiasm the things they are interested in, especially if it is nerdy or useless.

  • arts
  • books
  • red wine
  • beer
  • yoga
  • video games
  • board games
  • traveling
  • music
  • opera
  • spelunking
  • scuba diving
  • languages
  • law
  • philosophy
  • physics
  • religion
  • card games
  • bdsm
  • scotch
  • broadway
  • dungeons and dragons
  • spreadsheets
  • fetlife

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies/Shows: Sense8, A Goofy Movie, Emperor's New Groove, The Princess Bride, Miyazaki Movies, Dr. Horrible's Singalong blog, Casa De Papel, Stargate SG-1, The Boys

Music: Billy Holiday, Louis Armstrong, The seatbelts, Tom Waits, Leonard Cohen, Outlandish, Yann Tierson, Yoko Kanno, Girl Talk, Sigur Ros, Air, Trail of Dead, Atmosphere, Beatles, Elliott Smith, Explosions in the sky, Handsome Boy Modeling School, Lord Finesse, The Pillows, Wu Tang, Childish Gambino,

Books: Dante's Inferno, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Importance of Being Earnest, Moliere, The Prince, Beyond Good and Evil, The Red and the Black

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Survived a three ton safe falling on me.

Teach, Learn, Share

I'm full of very random information. I love to learn. I want to learn everything.

Truly anything you can teach, I would like to learn.

Countries I’ve Visited

Aruba, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Cambodia, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, United States, Vatican City State, Viet Nam, Virgin Islands, British, Virgin Islands, U.S.

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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