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To see the world!!!
Currently living in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam as a teacher!
I'm a very social person. I love to be a part of big crowds! Travel is my passion! Other cultures fascinate me and the idea of meeting new people excites me! I'm all about having a good time, I think life is WAY too short to not do exactly what you want do with your life and I've worked hard enough to be doing just that right now! I just finished my bachelors in Elementary Education and plan to teach on every continent!... Except Antarctica, I'm not sure I know how to educate penguins. I'm Native American, which I think makes me unique and I'm excited to share my culture around the world. (If you would like to be hosted, please include "laguna pueblo" at the top of the message, this lets me know you actually read my profile before you request to stay at my house, which I feel is the least you could do you, yeah?) I feel as though most people's idea of Native Americans comes from movies and few have ever met one in person but here's your chance! Hahaha
To look back on my life and say I took advantage of what little time I was here. I want to see everything this life has to show me. I'm not motivated by money as much as I am with the life experiences I can have by making it. I want to be old as hell and say damn what a life!!!
To laugh often and much;
To win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children;
To earn the appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends;
To appreciate beauty, to find the best in others;
To leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition;
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I use couch surfing sporadically but now that I'm finally living in a city that people want to actually visit (I was living in Texas and Kansas USA prior and no one wanted to be hosted there!) I'm keen to host and meet some amazing people!
So far I've been hosted by a few amazing people and were very gracious. I've also rung in the new year in Paris, Prague, and Budapest with a ton of great CS'ers! I've had nothing but great things to say about the people on CS and can't wait to do more!
Soccer is my sport. I've played since I was 4. Music is important to me. I love social events and hanging out with friends as well as meeting new people. I'm involved in several activities in Lawrence Kansas and back in Fort Worth Texas where I am originally from. I work with the Douglas County Special Olympics team here in Lawrence. I also work with the West Side Animal League in Fort Worth Texas when I can make it out that way.
Music, Movies, and Books
I like to read when I'm on those plane rides but I'm also a published writer myself working on my first full novel. I love a wide variety of movies. I'm everywhere with my music too from jazz or blues to EDM, indie rock, and a little hip hop... I'm also from Texas so I almost have to listen to country from time to time, haha!
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
From Rhianna and Pharrell's private after parties in Vegas to skydiving in Houston to randomly hosting a NYE party in Prague for 10 or so Couch Surfers, I have no idea what would be the most amazing but I am truly grateful for everything I've been able to do so far!!!!
What I Can Share with Hosts
I'm actually putting together a collection of stories that I'm hoping to turn into a novel one day but it's a very raw idea at this point. I would enjoy discussing life, love, and adventure with a great host or guest! I am also Native American which many people, even within my own country, don't know much about outside of movies and tv. I'd love to share my culture with someone who wishes to know more!
Countries I’ve Visited
Belgium, Cambodia, Canada, Czech Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Philippines, Singapore, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In
United States, Viet Nam