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Overview

  • 2 References
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning French, Italian
  • 32, Female
  • Member since 2007
  • Teacher
  • No education listed
  • From Miami, Florida
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To take it easy...

ABOUT ME

[I am]: a good person with whom to share a witty repartee. [I am also]: determined to travel, laugh and be happy. [I have]: lots of motivation. [impress me]: by being honest, charming and sarcastic. Intellect and knowledge of books helps too. [annoy me]: with ignorance, complacency and arrogance. [bribe me]: with chocolate. [I know]: what I need but I like what I want. It's a problem sometimes. [I want]: to make easier decisions. [I need]: a beach with lukewarm water. [I wish]: I could teleport at will. [I like]: being color coordinated. [I hate]: not as many things as I used to. [I can't live without]: laughter, music, dancing, a good book, bread, and cotton blossom body splash.

PHILOSOPHY

Do it or just don't do it at all. Just don't stress about it.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Still waiting for my first CouchSurfing experience...

Interests

Exploring cities, beaches, trying new food, eating favorite foods, reading, writing and drawing (sparingly), nice views, learning Italian, traveling (of course), drinking wine, good beer, laughing...

  • writing
  • books
  • coloring
  • dancing
  • dining
  • chocolate
  • wine
  • beer
  • drinking
  • reading
  • traveling
  • drawing
  • music
  • beaches

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Pirates of the Caribbean, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, La vita e bella, Little Miss Sunshine, and Volver, Amelie.

Music: Coldplay, Shakira, Amy Winehouse, The Beatles, John Mayer, Carlos Vives, Lauryn Hill...Salsa, hip-hop, swing...I like dancing to everything!

Books: El Alquimista, Catch-22, 1984, In the Time of the Butterflies, everything Oscar Wilde, any Spanish poetry and the Harry Potters, of course.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Climbed onto a cliff in the Grand Canyon...see picture! Got to live in Madrid for two years--my best years yet!

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Cuba, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Jamaica, Luxembourg, Morocco, Portugal, Puerto Rico, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Spain, United States

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