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  • 19 References 6 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning German, Italian
  • 48, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • I'm in the communications profession. I write, edit, publ...
  • BA in art from Calvin College
  • From Seattle, WA, USA
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About Me


To live up to my philosophy: morality, compassion, service, humility.


I'm a volunteer addict. is my merciless dealer. I love to dance and mainly go salsa dancing for fun, especially Casino Rueda.


Life is an investment; a journey, not a destination.

Morality, compassion, service, humility.

I'm Christian by choice.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I utilize CS wherever I travel for all kinds of things! I've even BikeSurfed and LongCarRideSurfed. One of my most trusted friends is a CouchSurfer in Rome. We only met the few days I was there but have been corresponding for years now.


Language, culture, arts, learning, natural health, theology

  • arts
  • culture
  • dancing
  • salsa dancing
  • boating
  • traveling
  • divinity
  • volunteering

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

- International sculpture exhibit in the dungeon of the castle in Cesky-Krumlov, Czech Republic.
- Almost drowning in the lake by Hallstatt, Austria, due to a mountain storm coming in while I was going out in a paddleboat. Was luckily rescued before my boat overturned.
- I forsook my hometown and moved without connections to Austin, 2100 miles away.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Sweden, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

Old School Badges

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