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Overview

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  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 30, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Student, Kennel Tech, Receptionist
  • BA in Psychology, going to grad school soon
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To seek truth.

ABOUT ME

College student. I grew up in Austin. I'm a total geek. I write (both stories and poems), and always have index cards to jot down ideas or things of note. I'm a little obsessed with Sci-Fi, and my nose is usually buried in a book.
I've got two cats, and love them dearly.

PHILOSOPHY

Always ask questions. It makes life more interesting.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I love travelling and learning from new people!

Interests

Science, science fiction and fantasy. Any book ever written-- I mostly read SF/F or horror, but I'll read anything that looks vaguely interesting. I especially love stuff about psychology, biology, and epidemiology.

  • cats
  • books
  • poetry
  • trivia
  • traveling
  • biology
  • psychology
  • science

Music, Movies, and Books

Books - Too many to list, but I'll put down some favorites. Mercedes Lackey, Patricia Briggs, MCA Hogarth, _Moonrise_ and _Moonwar_ by Ben Bova, _Darwin's Children_ by Greg Bear, Neil Gaiman, Anne McCaffrey, _When the Wind Blows_ by James Patterson, half of the original series Star Trek books.

TV shows/Movies - Daredevil, Firefly, Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, Doctor Who (Baker-era and new), Torchwood, House, Bones, Numb3rs, Lie to Me, Quincy ME, Law & Order: SVU, Babylon 5, Star Trek, X-Files, Buffy, Angel... lots of ER shows and documentaries. I usually watch stuff on my computer, and rarely turn on the TV, though.

Music - Julia Ecklar, SJ Tucker, Leslie Fish, Kathy Mar, Andrew Bird, Voltaire, NIN, Perpetual Dream Theory, Sarah McLachlan, Lindsey Stirling, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, The Zombies, REM, Simon & Garfunkel, Tears for Fears, The Who... basically a bit of everything. I'm a sucker for violin.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Not sure what goes here.
My cheerful personality? My broad and bizarre trivia knowledge? My terrible puns?

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, China, Denmark, France, Germany

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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