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  • 31 references 19 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Czech, Spanish
  • 38, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Student by day and earth warrior by lifestyle
  • Architectural Engineering and Construction Management. Wo...
  • From Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To be an ideal advocate for the Couch Surfing Project.

ABOUT ME

Activities
*Clubs: Solar Decathlon and Engineers Without Borders
**Volunteer: Energy Auditor, smile provider and opinion donor
***Chilling with my friends, getting lost, playing with a bouncy ball
****Use my hands; carpentry, drawing/painting, cooking, sewing, shadow puppet master

Interests
*Stars, moon and wondering if Luna laughs at our anthropoid ways
**Environment and the Outdoors
***Cultures (foods, beers, language, philosophical beliefs, etc.)
****Trying to recreate dreams
*****Speeding tickets (non-interest)
******Like pretending that I can beat anyone up at any moment
*******The non-blinking game as well as taking someones nose away
********Friends (even the ones I haven't met yet)
*********Good water for drinking, good air for breathing
**********Old people, they seem to have a hold on things
***********Hollywood (another non-interest)
************Getting lost
*************Dressing down as well as dressing up
*************Give and receive massages
************Release the caffeine in my heels by dancing it out
***********Talk to inanimate objects
**********Owning a pet pig someday
*********Would rather wear out than rest out
********Love thy self but still have room for others
*******Exploring my ideal pathway of life
******I turn into a werewolf when I am alone
*****Singing in the shower
****Talking to the cashier, janitor, drunkard next to me, or little kids
***Writing events, ideas or inventions in my black book
**Want to push the button that says "Don't touch"
*Simple

PHILOSOPHY

It varies depending on the day however I live off of inspiring quotes that help me when I need them, such as
"Never let the fear of standing out get in the way."
"Life is not about finding yourself, it's about creating yourself".
"Be the change you'd like to see in the world" always inspires me.
"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined"
"Whatever you are, be a good one"
"Its good enough" is always great

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I help bring the community together by being myself. I am here to help anyone that needs it. Whether it is to talk with some stranger, receive a hug, help with moving, need someone to visit grandma with or just to give you a break from everyday life. You can lean on me.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I couchsurfed for 9 months relatively straight. Traveled all throughout Europe while on a traveling fellowship. I was able to have Christmas with friends, New years with friends, celebrate birthdays and other holidays. I have learned the American culture from the eyes of various cultures.

I have met only supportive, honest, caring openminded, educated, people whom are finding their own ways of changing the world for the better.

Interests

Creating good times, nature, anything athletic. I enjoy making up games and open up to people quickly. Life is better when your mind is free. In all reality I enjoy doing anything that deals with culture and I am not afraid to stick myself out on a limb to try something new. For example: skydiving, go to a caffeine party, play pool with a pimp, hang with the homeless, have a random dudester massage my feet on a first date with a girl, hitchhike, nude modeling, chilling in a morgue, etc.

  • pets
  • culture
  • writing
  • books
  • singing
  • dancing
  • environment
  • cooking
  • beer
  • modeling
  • partying
  • drinking
  • clubbing
  • traveling
  • billiards
  • painting
  • drawing
  • outdoor activities
  • backpacking
  • surfing
  • skydiving
  • volunteering

Music, Movies, and Books

When I want to...
L A U G H; Jackass, Borat, Kingpin, anything with Jay and Silent Bob, Ben Stiller, or Jim Carrey
L E A R N; Documentaries about anything
F E E L L I K E A M A N; Die Hard, Indiana, Desperado, Tombstone, Troy, anything with Jean Claude Van Dame or Jackie Chan
S I C K O F W O R K; Office space
S A D: Requiem for a Dream
G E T I N T O I T M O V I E S: Blood Diamonds

O L D S C H O O L; Fleetwood Mac, Credence Clearwater, Michael Jackson, Madonna and Bob Marley
T E C H N O / D A N C E; Jamiroquai, Paul Oakenfold and Prodigy
R A P P E R S; Nelly, Lucacris, Eminem
F E M A L E S; Alanis Morissette, Erica Badu, Jennifer Lopez, and Mariah Carey
M O S T L Y R & B; Luther Vandross, Usher, Tyrese, R. Kelly, Janet Jackson, Alicia Keys, Lloyd, Ashanti, and TLC
B E S T G U I T A R I S T; Lindsey Buckingham!
G R E A T E S T P O T E N T I A L; Knee High by the Fourth of July

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I have hung out in an Icehotel
I was living in Prague when I was 21.
Changed an engine out in three days.
Build a Queen Anne Victorian style house
Designed and constructed a water distribution system for a village in Guatemala.
Climbed a mountain and turned around
Awarded a TRAVELING FELLOWSHIP and therefor got to backpack Europe for 9 months!
Saved Leatherback sea turtles for 1.5 weeks.

Teach, Learn, Share

I would love to learn about people's passions and hope that some of their passions can rub onto me and I enjoy in teaching my passions to people that are willing to learn and absorb.

Anything that I can create with my hands is what I am willing to give.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Hungary, Mexico, Netherlands, Spain

Countries I’ve Lived In

Czech Republic, United States

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