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  • Fluent in English, French, Sign Language - Spanish, Swedish; learning Spanish
  • 56, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Artist
  • Bachelor's degree in Art Education
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About Me


Im back at "Rascals Mini Camp" in Prattville, Alabama, a Permaculture mini camp I made for eco sustainable living and creative endeavors. pets at "Rascals Mini Camp, Alabama are a Bengal Cat, Sacred Cow and Bull from South India. I recently lived in Colombia for 6 months. I spent a total of 7 years in India where I studied vedic philosophy, classical singing, and sat with yogis in revered pilgramage places. I like art, singing, hiking, swimming in lakes and rivers, wild foraging, tennis, learning history, and building global sustainable community.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I like to host globally minded couch surfers. Sometimes I feel alien in my local environs. I made a Permaculture Sustainability place here. I want to learn about your country and your perspective on USA and the world. I can show you around the historical part of Prattville, a local History Museum, and Art center. We can take a walk along the creek or play tennis. If I have time I can take you to historic Fort Toulouse or Montgomery which is famous for civil rights and confederate history. During summer, it's nice to zwim/ float down the nearby Autauga creek..sometimes I take guests to historic Selma, AL.

I want to travel to many countries and experience real culture of each area rather than tourism in hotels.


I've had a positive experience hosting traveling couch surfers. I am seeking to exhange with real travelers, not those traveling for work and only wanting a free place to sleep.


Permaculture, tennis anthropology,
traditional folk Dance, Art, architecture, Philosophy, indigenous culture and ceremony, sustainable eco living, home building with recycled and repurposed free materials, , wild foraging foods, camp fire singalong.

  • arts
  • literature
  • singing
  • architecture
  • festivals
  • dancing
  • environment
  • dining
  • cooking
  • vegetarian
  • yoga
  • meditation
  • traveling
  • pottery
  • outdoor activities
  • sailing
  • tennis
  • ecology
  • forestry
  • ocean
  • organic gardening
  • foreign languages
  • foreign cultures
  • foraging
  • swimming in the sea
  • ecologbuildi

Music, Movies, and Books

I like foreign films with deeper meaningful plots and beautiful scenery.

Books that impacted me the most were
Upton Sinclaire's "The Jungle",
Thoreau's "Walden Pond",
Viktor Frankle's "Man's search for meaning", "Sophie's Choice", and
"Bhagavad Gita".

World music like Bossa Nova, Latin dance music, Afro Cuban, Hindustani, Broadway vocalists, relax and chill instrumental.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I attended a famous festival in India where over one million people participate in singing, dancing, drums, cymbols. These kind of festivals are quite amazing.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach permaculture, Art, English, Tennis, Eco Art upcycling, Green building, Indian vegetarian cooking, eating wild edible plants and mushrooms. I want to learn about your country and culture. It is possible to stay longer and participate in my permaculture eco living project in Alabama.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Most of the above.

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Colombia, Denmark, France, India, Italy, Jamaica, Mexico, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Trinidad and Tobago

Countries I’ve Lived In

Colombia, India, Sweden, United States

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