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East Coast to West Coast. :)
In my mid-20s, looking to stretch my legs and get to know the world a little better. I've had my nose stuck in a book for so long, it's time to get outside and experience the things I've read and dreamt about! I'm a wannabe farmer, love baking, love to sing, love dancing (especially folk dances), I enjoy hiking, and though I'm a bit cautious sometimes, I can also be a little bit of a thrill-seeker.
"We are here to drink beer. We are here to kill war. We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that death will tremble to take us." Charles Bukowski
I'm a timid creature, but that need not prevent me from enjoying life and going after what I want. You only live once.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
At the moment, I'm just traveling across the country.
I've hosted couchsurfers with my roommates while in college and it was always a good time. One of my favorite experiences was when we hosted a couple from the UK around the 4th of July (ironic?). We talked of travels around the world and they showed me an awesome hand-drawn map of Chile and where to find Chilean penguins.
Knitting, baking, gardening/farming, dancing, singing, hiking, sheep, cats, horses, writing, reading, camping, thru hikes, adventure, soccer, homebrews, yoga, anthropology, gift economies, permaculture
Music, Movies, and Books
Music: Zoe Keating, the Decemberists, System of a Down, Iron & Wine, Alt J, Jewel, Janis Joplin, Radio Moscow, Jimi Hendrix, the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd
Movies: Serenity, The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring & The Two Towers, Il Postino
Books: Walden, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Harry Potter series, Howl
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Um....well, I don't know. I wouldn't consider anything I've done up to this point to be particularly amazing. I guess I've walked a 4 hour round trip to the beach?
Teach, Learn, Share
I really like the idea of a Couchsurfing University. I suppose some skills I could share are baking, gluten-free baking and very basic knitting. And gardening. Can't forget that.
Some things I'd be interested in are learning more about permaculture, a language other than English, and new dances.