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Overview

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  • Fluent in English; learning French, Spanish
  • 38, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • student, librarian, researcher
  • MA in History (modern Europe/British) MLS Library Science...
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

to keep life interesting

ABOUT ME

I am a person who likes to explore. I am often found dropping everything for a spontaneous road trip or a night full of laughs, card games, and music.

I just finished school and I'm buying my time till I head back into the halls of academe.

I enjoy watching quirky and weird films, good coffee (I'm a coffee snob), exploring local museums, doing virtually anything that gets me outdoors, and excavating archives for odd and obscure documents. You can often find me hanging out with friends watching a new movie, goofing off or out at the bars or cafes for an exotic romp through the nocturnal happenings of the savage civilization of the D.C. Metro area.

PHILOSOPHY

Life is too short to be a cog in the machine.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I would love to meet anyone who is visiting the D.C. Metro area and would like company exploring the many fun bars, coffeeshops, museums, and galleries that make up the capital.

I would like to be a couch surfer to the many cities and countries I have on my list to visit. Judging from past experiences just being an avid hostel user, the best way to get to know a city is from the locals themselves and meeting other travelers.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I've been to a CouchSurfing party in NYC with a friend of mine who has Couchsurfed a ton. I've met some great people there and would like to have my own experience!

Interests

Cultural/Intellectual History, Traveling, music, Hiking, canoing, Kayaking, backpacking, movies, reading, coffeeshoping, guitar-picking, goofing off.

  • make up
  • coffee
  • partying
  • movies
  • reading
  • traveling
  • music
  • guitar
  • outdoor activities
  • hiking
  • backpacking
  • kayaking
  • history

Music, Movies, and Books

Favorite Movies:
Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind, Old School, Waking Life, Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, Slackers, Spring Summer Fall Winter and Spring Again,
The Big Lebowski, Shrek, PI, Dr. Strangelove, Stranger Than Fiction, Fight Club, 3 Iron, Twelve Monkeys, Wild Strawberries, Breakfast Club, Clockwork Orange, 2001, The Royal Tenenbaums, Secretary, Ghost World, Scanner Darkly, Annie Hall, Crimes and Misdemeanors, Harold and Maude, Spirited Away, ...list goes on...

Favorite Music:
The Books, Ani Difranco, Greg Brown, Cat Stevens, Lucinda Williams, Wilco, Modest Mouse, Radiohead, Johnny Cash, Decemberists, Bach, Mozart, Taj Mahal, Thievery Corporation, Velvet Underground, Moby, Fugees, Cowboy Junkies, Franz Ferdinand, The Doors, Beatles, Phish, Jayhawks, Elvis Costello, Leonard Cohen, Nora Jones ...list goes on...
Favorite TV Shows:
House, Homicide Life on the Streets, Without a Trace, Grey's Anatomy, Family Guy, The Daily Show, Survivor Man

Favorite Books:
Ulysses.

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, France, Ireland, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

United Kingdom, United States

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