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Overview

  • 7 References 5 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 32, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • I teach Spanish to young children
  • I earned my BA in Spanish and Anthropology at the Univers...
  • From Santa Rosa, California, USA
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To wander and wonder in awe of it all. To see what's over the mountain and through the woods.

ABOUT ME

I am a small person who enjoys occupying small spaces filled with color, creativity, song and friendship. In my hands you might find a pen, a ball of yarn, a fresh picked bunch of kale, a laid-today chicken egg, a cup of tea or wine, or perhaps a suitcase.

PHILOSOPHY

It is what it is. What will be will be. I'll just keep passing through it in this life of time travel and see what I can see.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I enjoy living in community and have been living in cooperative housing for the last few years. I have offered my home to couch surfers and shown them the in's and out's of the Co-op

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have surfed only a few couches but have hosted many surfers while living in a group house that offered space to a number of amazing travelers. I have met some lovely people through CouchSurfing who I have maintained friendships with.

Interests

Picking fruit. Traveling far. Sewing, Stitching. Plucking, strumming. Writing letters, stories, songs. Building. Planting food. Drawing flowers. Making art and friends.

  • arts
  • writing
  • coloring
  • dining
  • wine
  • flowers
  • traveling
  • drawing

Music, Movies, and Books

yes it do love Tom Robbins and everything he wrote. And I do love Richard Braughtigan's In Water Melon Sugar. I just read it again, out loud this time. It was sadder than I remember.
Some musicians that come to mind are Mississippi John Hurt, The Mountain Goats, Neko Case, Otis Redding, Violeta Para, Paper Bird, Stevie Wonder

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Yesterday I saw my very first firefly. I was awestruck. Hooray for the world!

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Bolivia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, Germany, Netherlands, Peru, Spain, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Chile, United States

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