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Overview

  • 1 Reference
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 41, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Teacher
  • B.S.--Education
  • From Indianapolis, IN
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Following my bliss.

ABOUT ME

I'm a logical thinker and planner but I couple that with smartassery and fun where I can find it. I'm a lover of learning and want to experience as much as possible, though I battle a sometimes overwhelming social anxiety. Getting better though.

PHILOSOPHY

I just want to have fun and be happy. I gravitate toward people and experiences that bring me comfort. I hate wasting days, hours, or even minutes. It drives me crazy to think of how many artists, songs, conversations, philosophies, ideas, works, or friends I could be missing out on. No matter how much I learn or hear, I want to have more. I look for meaning in myself and my loves and do my best to glean every bit of meaning I can from the lives and examples of other people. I believe stories are our greatest gift as humans. Everyone has something funny, inspiring, scary, or interesting to share. I never tire of hearing people telling stories of their lives or even producing compelling fictions. It's amazing what we can learn from just telling our stories or listening to others.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I'm new here, but looking to both host and surf to widen my view of this great big wonderful world.

Interests

Reading, running, baseball, tennis, solitude in the outdoors, theater....too much to list really. The world is just plain interesting.

  • books
  • theater
  • cooking
  • running
  • movies
  • reading
  • music
  • outdoor activities
  • baseball
  • tennis

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Delta Spirit, The Hold Steady, Old 97's, The Rolling Stones, John Hiatt, Todd Snider, the list goes on and on...
Movies: Pulp Fiction, Alien Trilogy, The Professional, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Shaun of the Dead, Pale Rider, The Incredibles, The Iron Giant, Guardians of the Galaxy and the rest of the Marvel Universe.
Books: Siddhartha, Boy's Life, Carrion Comfort, Catcher in the Rye, Where the Wild Things Are, Cat's Cradle

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I headed up a Habitat for Humanity build with local high school students. One of the most amazing things I have ever done.

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach: Umm, not sure. I know a little about a lot I guess.
Learn: Please pass along any and all knowledge you've got!
Share: I love sharing stuff I love, from movies to music to books.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I can always help carry a load, whether that means manual labor, cooking, cleaning up, etc. I'm a workhorse.

Countries I’ve Visited

United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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