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Overview

  • 41 references 14 Confirmed & Positive
  • Ambassador
  • Fluent in English
  • 31, Female
  • Member since 2013
  • Office Administrator & Part-time Brewery Tour Guide/B...
  • B.S. in Psychology
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To fill my life with the things that last forever: fun, love, and a bit of adventure.

ABOUT ME

I'm a young professional living in Madison. I would say that I am a fun-loving and laid back person who is really up for almost anything. I really enjoy getting to know people one on one through interesting conversation and a few good laughs. Making people smile makes me very happy. I am pretty impulsive and like keeping people on their toes, and I like going on adventures. I love kayaking, camping, and being outside in general. I really love traveling. Even so, I am completely dedicated to my family and friends.

PHILOSOPHY

Life is an occasion. Rise to it.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I organize a monthly CS Happy Hour - we try to go to a new place each month. I admin our local Madison CS Facebook group, I update our Madison CouchCrash website, and I am one of the admins for the Madison Couchsurfing Instagram page (links below). I like staying active in the local events in Madison and keep up with the Madison CS crowd because they're pretty awesome. I also have been a main organizer for the Mad City Couch Crash since 2014. I also surf and host on occasion, but I'm hoping to host much more this coming year!

https://madisoncouchcrash.com/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/316285251844777/?ref=bookmarks
https://www.instagram.com/couchsurfingmadison/
https://www.couchsurfing.com/events/2019-madison-couch-crash-11th-annual

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Hosted and surfed mainly in the US. So far, having an awesome time!

Interests

See parts of "all about you", but include a love of books, cribbage, red wine, running, cooking and baking, laughing, music, and other things I cannot think of at the moment.

  • books
  • cooking
  • wine
  • red wine
  • baking
  • running
  • happy hour
  • gardening
  • traveling
  • juggling
  • music
  • kayaking
  • camping

Music, Movies, and Books

Books: One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Pride and Prejudice, American Gods, most everything by John Steinbeck especially The Pearl, Things Fall Apart, Bossypants, Midnight's Children, Catch-22, plays by Tennessee Williams, Atlas Shrugged, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The Omnivore's Dilemma, and so many more...

Movies: My Neighbor Totoro, The Wizard of Oz, The Royal Tenenbaums, Some Like It Hot, Labyrinth....

Teach, Learn, Share

I'm a Madison local from birth, so I really love sharing my favorite local spots and knowledge. Please ask!! I also really love craft beer and work at a brewery part time - if you're interested in grabbing a pint, I'm always down! Otherwise, check out the Madison CouchCrash website for exceptional dining options and information on transportation to Madison: madisoncouchcrash.com

Also, check out my guide to Madison on the Couchsurfing blog: https://blog.couchsurfing.com/a-couchsurfers-guide-to-madison/

What I Can Share with Hosts

Lots of laughs, stories, ideas, and hopefully a new friend! I'd love to share a meal or a drink if my host has the time.

Countries I’ve Visited

Belize, Canada, Costa Rica, Denmark, Dominican Republic, England, France, Germany, Guatemala, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Nicaragua, Poland, Puerto Rico, Scotland, Spain, Sweden, Turkey

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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