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  • 30 references 6 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Spanish
  • 48, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Education
  • Master's
  • From Chicago, IL, USA
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me


I am a peripatetic poet/ philosopher who has been living/ traveling around the world for about 5 years and is now in the Bay Area again.

An observer of the world, seeker of conversation and experiences. Deep thoughts, perhaps too much like Jack Handey at times...

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I meet people, and somewhat rarely stay with them... so far, I haven't successfully hosted anyone, not having really had the ability to, but I hope to someday!


I have met a number of terrific folks from around the world, staying with just a few along the way. Mostly, I just like meeting people and hearing their stories. And so far, every experience has been positive, which is remarkable.


Writing, thinking, walking with purpose, weird things, envisioning a 'better world', meeting great people.

Music, Movies, and Books

'Plan 9 from Outer Space'

Justin Bieber, 24/7

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

That selfie I took bungee-jumping from a zeppelin!

Teach, Learn, Share

I would like to learn something from you, please!

Countries I’ve Visited

Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Côte d'Ivoire, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, England, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Palestine, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Romania, Russian Federation, Scotland, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Togo, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City State, Viet Nam, Wales

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, England, France, Spain, United States

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