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Overview

  • 79 references 71 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Portuguese, Spanish
  • 38, Male
  • Member since 2015
  • Nonprofit/Education
  • Bachelors of Arts
  • From San Antonio, TX, USA
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About Me

Hello! I'm an educated professional, born and raised here in San Antonio. I have an extensive group of friends, and i like to keep life interesting, so i'm always willing to meet new people.

I've hosted a lot of people over the past few years, and I've learned a few lessons. Please keep the following in mind:
--My home is not a hotel. I host because I like the idea of connecting with a person and showing them what I love about my city. Hosting someone potentially impacts my schedule and my space. If you are "just looking for a space to sleep," then (while i appreciate your desire to have minimal impact) you're having that impact on me, while not contributing to my own experience. Suffice to stay...if you stay with me, prepare to be family!
--My home can be messy. I'm always in the middle of some costume project, art project, or other type of endeavor. Ask me about it! Offer to join in! But just know...I tend to be messy. Not dirty. But there's usually stuff from a project laying out somewhere in the house.
--I'm not very domesticated. See the messiness line above. You are welcome to whatever food and drink I have in my kitchen. But if you are the type who wants to cook their own food every meal...know that I might not have some of the basic food stuff (eggs, oil, etc), so you should prepare to get that yourself.
--I work during the day. Some days, I have standing plans. I'll happily discuss that with you, and make sure you have the means to come and go from the apartment. Most of the time, if i have social plans, you'll be more than welcome to join.
--I'm gay. Most of the people i host are not. It's never been a problem, nor do I expect it to be. Cute guys are a plus, but read my reviews...i'm not planning on breaking your boundaries if that's you.
---To sum it up....I'm on here to meet people and share great experiences. I want to help you have a great stop here in San Antonio.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I'm interested in the opportunity to meet people and form new connections.

Interests

I like to keep life interesting, so i cultivate many hobbies.
I love reading, food, movies.
I am a cosplayer, so i like to make costumes and such. I belong to a group that portrays characters for events with children and families.
I love deep discussions about a wide range of topics: politics, religion, spirituality. I'm well-versed in metaphysical studies, and I'm an amateur hypnotist.
I love local culture and history, and i'm always willing to suggest new places for people to try.

My favorite things are Stiry Fry, Brownies, Apple Pie, Ice Cream, walks in nature, and guys who hate shirts.

  • movies
  • karaoke
  • camping
  • food
  • lgbt
  • metaphysics
  • cosplay
  • driving
  • local history
  • hypnosis
  • nature walks
  • esoteric
  • costume parties
  • renaissance festivals
  • costume design
  • comic con

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Usually top 40. I've lately been loving Todrick Hall

Movies: I'm usually into dramas or independent films. Some of my favorites are Y Tu Mama Tambien, Mean Creek, Were the World Mine, Rules of Attraction, etc.

Books: Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Incarnations of Immortality, Dune, Anything by Orson Scott Card, Dragonriders of Pern...it goes on and on.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I went skydiving once. It was pretty awesome.

Teach, Learn, Share

Local History
Tarot Card Readings
Hypnosis Sessions
Sewing Lessons/Costume Design
Movie Selections

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