San Jose, CA, USA

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  • Living is a full-time occupation. I occupy ME!
  • I learn something new every day... education is continual.
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About Me

I'm unable to host, and I'm not on the site as much as I used to be. If you send me a message, please be aware it may take me awhile to respond.


“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.” – Mark Twain


I love to meet other CouchSurfers and show them my city, as long as they are willing to tell me their stories!I've been around here awhile so I have little time for folks just looking for a free bed. They're just not that smart to realize that what this site used to offer was Free Friendships with their couch thrown in for free. A two-fer! So, if you're just looking for a place to sleep, move on. If not, read, please!

I'm usually flexible with my schedule and can show you around town. I'm a non-cigarette smoker. I'm a social drinker and have a 215 recommendation, and use it.I'm friendly, outgoing, and willing to help those willing to help themselves. If you're willing to do the work, I'm willing to help you out. I am a smart ass, and my humor runs from the highbrow to the gutter.My house mate, Joe, and I have 2 cats; a big male Siamese purr machine named Morpheus and a long-haired tabby cat named Neo.When my couch is Available or Maybe, you'll want to read the entire "Couch Information" section. Please. There may be a quiz! If I have No Couch Available, I have no couch available.

"A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world. Everyone you meet is your mirror." ~ Ken Keyes, Jr.'Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.' ~ Mark TwainPrejudice is a great time saver. You can form opinions without having to get the facts. - E.B White


If you claim to be Christian, then be Christ-like. Christ would not have asked the leper for his insurance card and a co-pay.

Be kinder than necessary because everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle.

Live and let live.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I love hosting and surfing, in that order. I love to put together local gatherings, mentor, and share what I've learned. I know the site. Need help? Ask. But read first.

I have volunteered with the following teams: - Team Member and Co-Team Leader; Help Desk (We answer the "Contact Us" inquiries) - Team Member;(Special) Bugs Operations Team - we're the Bugs team, and we're just special! - Beta Tester (wanna know what's coming to your screen soon???? Not gonna tell!) - New Member Welcome (Everyone needs a little love!) - Event Messaging Approval (we approve invitations for your events. Didn't know you could invite folks? Now you do!) - Ambassador (I sleep around, a lot, so I know the site! Need help? Ask!)My past volunteer duties: - Co-Team Leader of the Help Desk - Team Leader and team member of the Verification Team - Ambassador Mentor (loved mentoring the new Ambs... hope this comes back!)


Wow! I have had great experiences so far in meeting new folks hosting and surfing! I continue to be amazed. I run into folks from around the world who know friends that I met through CouchSurfing as well. The world really is small! I've always been fortunate to have great friends. Currently, about 1/2 of my best and good friends I met through CouchSurfing!


Traveling, learning more about myself, volunteering, HTML, reading, friends, family, dancing, walking, getting fitter and healthier, music, movies, exploring and learning more about my city, walking the trails and paths, giving/exchanging massages, and playing cards (Spades, Rook, etc.). I also enjoy board games such as Scrabble and I even like Charades. :DI believe in volunteering as a way to give back to the community. I am a former volunteer with the American Red Cross on the Disaster Action Team. I now volunteer as an Amtrak Station Host at our Transit Center, work at the GLBT Community Center and enjoy doing lots more!

Music, Movies, and Books

I love a wide variety of movies, music and books. My tastes range from, "OMG, you MUST see this!" to, "I know. Don't judge me."

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I have been blessed with so many amazing friends and family... Over 50% of my BEST FRIENDS in the WORLD I met through this site, so my standards for fun and frivolity are pretty high!

Teach, Learn, Share

If you need help completing your profile feel free to contact me and I'll try to help you out!

I'd love to learn to be a better photographer with my digital camera... my photos usually turn out too dark. :( Help? See some of the Photos I've taken.

What I Can Share with Hosts

The why's, how's and how not's.

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Mexico, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

Old School Badges

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    BaseCamp Collective

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