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  • 3 References 2 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish
  • 34, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Learning Specialist
  • Masters in Special Education
  • From Happy Valley, Or
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me


Boldly go where no one has gone before - in conversation, on a forest hike, anywhere!


The answer is always developing with each new day, but I always feel most fulfilled when I am making the effort to serve through making the best effort to support the environment, teaching, talking with a neighbor, or in any way taking time for another.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I have always camped or did homestays when I traveled. I have been so lucky to always meet wonderful people with big hearts.


Everyone I've stayed with has been so generous.


clarinet, improvisational music, knitting, ceramic sculpture, gardening, poodles, hiking, biking, nature....

  • environment
  • cooking
  • gardening
  • knitting
  • music
  • cycling
  • hiking

Music, Movies, and Books

Los Miserables, Ali G/Borat/Bruno, Jill Scott, Po'Girl, This is what came off the top of my head at this moment...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Climb Volcan Pacaya in Guatemala and cook s'mores on a lava flow (Its HOT!)

Teach, Learn, Share

I can share Understanding disability across cultures, knitting, gardening..
To Learn to be fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
I am seeking to learn perspectives of the world from all cultures.

Countries I’ve Visited

Costa Rica, Guatemala

Countries I’ve Lived In

Brazil, United States

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