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Overview

  • 4 References 4 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 36, Other
  • Member since 2010
  • Chemical Engineer
  • Lots of time in my local library.
  • From Midwest
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

I'm into keeping a hands-on approach to life.

ABOUT ME

I've been into endurance sports most of my adult life, including triathlons, marathons, and hiking mountains.

I also enjoy personal finance, economics, and baseball.

PHILOSOPHY

Literally, personal "love of wisdom?" Yes, I would love to have more wisdom!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

We have a nice couch; I think it would make a nice spot for 8 hours of rest. You can either sleep old-school style, or for the advanced CSer, you can use the hide-away bed!

We live 2 miles off of PCH. If you're trekking between LA and San Diego, this is a great location as camping is a little sparse in north Orange County.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

My ratio of hosting to surfing is about 3 to 1. I enjoy hosting, while I am working as a way for me to travel vicariously.

Interests

Reading, fixing things, and running.

  • running
  • reading
  • traveling
  • hiking
  • camping
  • surfing
  • sports
  • baseball
  • economics
  • mountains

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: The World's Fastest Indian, St. Ralph, Into the Wild, Top Gun (loud), Days of Thunder (loud), Revolutionary Road.

Music: Donna the Buffalo, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Jackson Browne, Jethro Tull, Social Distortion, and Enya.

Books: Ishmael, Rushkoff, Klosterman, Kerouac, Augusten Burroughs, Krakauer

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Lived car-free.

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