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Overview

  • 4 references 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 59, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • entrepreneur! (Starving Artist Movers)
  • I spent four years hitch-hiking back and forth across the...
  • From Born in Chicago, IL -- grew up mainly in Winfield.
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

I would like to share my family's home with people from all over the world. (At least occassionally.)

ABOUT ME

I have multiple beautiful children, a lovely wife, and a couple of friends.
I am happiest on those days when I type at least a few sentences.

PHILOSOPHY

I will need to work on this one for a while.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

We recently hosted a great professor from Miami in our home in Evanston, IL -- an old suburb just north of Chicago.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

See above, and other than that, I have traveled a fair amount.

Interests

Books. Plays. Travel. Children. Sledding. wfmu. cats. people. tomatoes.

  • cats
  • books
  • poetry
  • traveling
  • swimming
  • teaching
  • beaches

Music, Movies, and Books

Virginia Woolf's Mrs. Dalloway is my favorite book so far.
A few nights ago I enjoyed very much watching Girl With Green Eyes starring Rita Tushingham and Vanessa Redgrave. I think I'm going to watch it again.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I fell in love with my Poetry Teacher.
And I have three amazing children.
I also hitchhiked from Chicago to California and arrived at the beach in Leucedia at precisely midnight. So I went swimming alone in the moonlight.

Teach, Learn, Share

I want to learn sticktoitiveness.

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