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Overview

  • 6 references 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Hebrew (modern), Spanish
  • 67, Male
  • Member since 2022
  • Revolutionary
  • Grad School
  • From New York City, NY, USA
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About Me

I'm a star gazed Archer. A Sagittarius in the true and in the Blue Intrepid Human Being. I love to have fun! But also to support my brothers and sisters of all races, ethnicities, religious and gender identities as we confront the climate crisis head on together.
Jewish person I cannot be silent about the atrocities being committed by the criminal Netanyahu and his hateful, racist extremest regime. It is contrary to all the commandments and customs of my faith.
Nor can I be silent about the fascist Islamist Hamas. They are the worst of the worst, and enjoy inflicting horror on children , the elderly, women and men.
Just think, if the trillions of dollars that have gone into the entirety of the Middle-East could be put to humane causes: Building schools, hospitals, green infrastructure, factoría, offices workshops, reparations to those that have lost.
Land only is worth killing for when it becomes part of a zero sum game.: “ If Yisrael has land that my ancestors lived on they must be killed, for only that land matters. “ Well what if there could be for peace? The Illegal Israeli settlements on the West Bank must be removed if that is what the Palestinian People want. They must go or be given equal or better land in exchange .
I want to be the change. I want to know I’m doing everything possible to repair our planet. My career, my hobbies, my relationships-are all about saving the Earth!
And having all the fun in the world doing it!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

To meet awesome people from all over the world If you stay with me you need to know that I live in a small studio of 200 Square feet plus a full bathroom. The section I live in is known affectionately as Tenderhill or Nobloin. Officially “Lower Nob Hill”. It’s where the more Tony Nob Hill meets the gritty Tenderloin. Don’t believe what you read on Social Media:You haven’t seen San Francisco until you’ve seen The Tenderloin!
Over 3,500 children live in the Tenderloin and many many more come from all over the Bay to school there. The cultural amenities are insane there: Historic building after historic hotel And 4 and 5 Star hotels, restaurants, music venues, food from over 100 countries, museums, galleries, theatres,…..
Yes there are open air drug markets because San Franciscans have a huge heart and there are a large number of churches and NGO’s that work the Tenderloin praying hope against hope that they can prevent just one more overdose. Even better; assisting addicts to come clean and/or to find supportive housing.
My building is an old hotel with 24 hour staff. You MUST have proper ID to enter my building. Don’t waste my time or yours if you don’t have proper ID You WON’T be able to stay with me

Interests

I do Tikun Olam which means "Repair the Earth"in Hebrew. When hiking, I'm mindful of each step and how can I cause much bigger changes by positioning large stones to reroute all hikers away to allow that section of Earth to "repair" Tikun Olam.

  • singing
  • running
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • trail running
  • food
  • trailrunning
  • golden state warriors
  • social movements
  • hiking in the mountains
  • teaching yoga
  • seattle sounders
  • milwaukee
  • mls
  • milwaukee bucks
  • international football
  • premierleague
  • seattle storm
  • seattle rein

Music, Movies, and Books

I love all kinds of music rock, jazz, pop, hip-hop, R&B, Mowtown, classical, alternative, punk , new wave. It’s endless. David Crosby just died and it has me thinking about the Hollies, Crosby Stills & Nash, Buffalo Springfield, the The Byrds. The whole folk -rock , pop-rock constellation. I saw a lot of those artists. They are dying with increasing frequency. I think Ella Fitzgerald is the greatest female vocalist of all time. I love Stevie Nicks, Taylor Swift , BB Rexha, Rihanna, Beyonce, Sia, Kesha,Whitney,…Too many greats to mention.
I really am digging Michael Buble. I’d be remiss not to mention Michael Jackson, Prince, the Greatful Dead, Pearl Jam, Elvis, Bobby Darin…The Beatles, The Stones, , Dylan….
There are so many books! I love Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Isabelle Allende, Shakespeare, Hemingway, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Alice Walker..,Presently I’m reading When No One is Watching by Alyssa Cole. It’s the “San Francisco Reads” selection for January-February. I highly recommend it.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Went to Woodstock when I was 12 years old
Also I learned how to spell my name backwards

Teach, Learn, Share

I’ve taught everything from K-12 to octogenarians, Public school, coached soccer, taught classes on sustainable drainage & irrigation, design, general horticulture, swimming, …
I’m more than happy to share….

What I Can Share with Hosts

Cooking, making drinks-alcoholic and non alcoholic, running, hiking, dancing, taking care of pets and kids, ( I am certified to teach by the states of California and Washington ) singing ,dancing, funny jokes…

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Mexico

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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