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  • Fluent in English
  • 55, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • multiple both trades and professional and real estate inv...
  • a few baccalaurate degrees flight school and lots of worl...
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About Me


support, encourage, defend, and nourish the universal one-ness that to which we all belong


Tell me who you are and what you are about. Tell me why you cast a shadow or use up air, food, water, and shelter that we all need. Give me a reason to reply to your request for a couch. Will I be a better person for having met you? Will I grow?

Married 7 years. 2 adopted, now adult children. 1 natural child now in Uni. Unmarried for the past 17 years....perhaps once really was enough.
Anti consumption, waste, marketing. Pro good governance, government by the people for the people. Freedom of choice only extends as far as the wallet permits. This is why a large strong middle class is needed. Stand up against the rich making 100 to 900 times what the average worker earns.......making 30 to 40 times the is quite enough. Build railroads not bombers. The only drone photography allowed on earth should be that which is directly broadcast live unedited on the WWW. Fund a few fewer missile silo's so that education can be fully funded. Fly your drone over our nude beach so we can show you our opinions en masse.

I have a huge mansion/factory/office building and can use all sorts of help with it. You are most welcome to stay on if you're handy and or willing.


Man has been given the stories and wisdom needed to live, we only need to hear the stories, the greatest stories, and live the lessons. No one has a monopoly on truth or knowledge of eternity. A constant thing that we can count upon is that nothing remains the same. All things change. Don't steal, tell the truth, follow the golden rule. live simply so others can simply live, and BE HAPPY. To be happy is a good gift to the world.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


House is open when I am not traveling


Made friends in Oregon over coffee and museum visit. Stayed with wonderful family in Hong Kong.


travel, meeting people, hiking, biking, swimming, camping, boating, hot springs and sauna, picture taking, and renovating old cars and even older homes. New interest....writing

  • writing
  • photography
  • education
  • dining
  • coffee
  • coach
  • sauna
  • flying
  • boating
  • traveling
  • cars
  • socializing
  • painting
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • camping
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • teaching
  • beaches

Music, Movies, and Books

indi and foreign movies
global music
latest of the patient with personality disorder.
Gore Vidal- empire
Zinn -a people's history of the US
Kerouac - on the road
Yann Martel - Life of Pi(great context 4 eistemology)
Socrates, Sophocles, Aeschylus, Plato, Old testament, New testament, Homer...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Delivered my daughter. Walked on the shores of the Arctic Ocean. Meditated at Ankor Wat. Fell in love in Vietnam. Ski and hiked Swiss/Austrian alps, the Rockies, NY, and NH. Made a snow hut to sleep in above the Arctic Circle. Shot 40/40 at Eckenfurder Schutzensner.

Teach, Learn, Share

The tolerant. Racists and bigots are a huge downer.
Those who give of themselves and those who produce something, not simply consumers.
I can always teach and coach, how to hold a hammer, saw a board, mix mortar, plaster a wall, paint, paddle a boat or land a helicopter.

Countries I’ve Visited

Andorra, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Cambodia, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Croatia, Czech Republic, Ecuador, France, Greece, Guam, Guatemala, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Laos, Luxembourg, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, Netherlands, Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Romania, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, Viet Nam, Virgin Islands, U.S.

Countries I’ve Lived In

Germany, United States

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