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Overview

  • 6 References 5 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Sign Language - American, Spanish
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2013
  • Tech Recruiter/Lifelong learner
  • Bachelor of Science in Special Education/Childhood Educat...
  • From Buffalo, NY, USA
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To travel, observe, and enjoy! I want to acquire knowledge (both useful and non) and it would be a definite bonus to meet some good people in the process.

ABOUT ME

I'm a Buffalo girl living in Chicago. I love music, craft beer, and spending time with interesting people. I'm a former nanny and human service professional that took the leap into the business world and am currently living the Chicago dream! I'm looking for opportunities to learn new things and travel and this seems like a great site to make some progress in at least one of those areas.

PHILOSOPHY

Go big or go home. Never stop learning. I have no idea what I want to be when I grow up.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Right now I'm just looking to open my place up to weary travelers and possibly make a few friends in the process. Eventually I would like to use this site for travel accommodations as well.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I come from a big family and have been able to use that as an excellent source for travel accommodations in the past. Couchsurfing so far has been a great experience for me!

Interests

Records, good beer, theatre, singing, food (all varieties, open to trying new things!), playing the electric cello (true story- surf my couch and you can see it in person), reading, spending time at parks and beaches, throwing a football (not as good at catching one), traveling, dance, anything else that comes up and strikes me as entertaining.

  • singing
  • dancing
  • dining
  • beer
  • reading
  • traveling
  • music
  • soccer
  • business
  • sign language
  • beaches
  • parks

Music, Movies, and Books

All of it. Introduce me to something new- If you've got it on vinyl or wanna play it for me on your guitar? Even better.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Spent New Year's Eve in Paris, France.

Teach, Learn, Share

Wisdom or just topics of interest I can share...
Conversational Spanish and Sign Language
Musical Theatre
Cello
Dance
Puppetry
Plenty of other good stuff!

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, France, Spain, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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