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i never know what to say with these!
for work i am a bartender and administrator at an art gallery, i teach art to kids, and i am a personal care assistant. i try to make my work life meaningful, and i'm pretty happy with it right now. i've done a ton of other things for work including au pair-ing, chauffeuring, selling vintage clothing, building custom shelving... i try to at least keep it interesting. in my free time i like snuggling with my cat, going on walks/hikes/bike rides, making zines, working on art projects...
i'm a bit reserved/introverted, but i love having deep, real conversations with people and can get there pretty quick with the right people. i like asking questions and figuring out what makes people tick. i spend a lot of time just thinking.
i got the travel bug pretty early thanks to visits with my german family. my dream is to figure out how to travel indefinitely while still having an income. when traveling i try to get off the beaten path, eat interesting food, and walk a TON.
doing community work is important to me. i try to do good in the world with my jobs and my hobbies.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I used to host a lot and i really enjoyed it! Right now I don't have the capacity to host, but i'm into meeting up and showing people around Richmond. I LOVE couchsurfing! I've had some great experiences.
I'm planning a solo trip in 2016 and hoping to find some people to hang out with!
getting lost, cats, beers, sewing, idyllic community structures, frequent nudity, primitivism, beekeeping, home brewin, VW vanagons, screen printin, real-life performance art, rivers, streams, ethics, tattoos that other people have, forward motion, replicas and reinterpretations, skydiving, colors, characters, culture, portraiture, drawing, altars, gender theory!, chess, street art, building things, porch chillin
Music, Movies, and Books
recent listening may 2014- swans, aesop rock, ty segall, busdriver, tame impala
fiction books- kurt vonnegut above all. david foster wallace, gg marquez, pynchon...
theory- bell hooks, anzaldua, j butler, simone de beauvoir...
i like reading about gender theory most of all. i also like reading about language theory(particularly queer linguistics and descriptivism), laymans neuroscience, and food.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Most amazing experience ever: Skydiving. Hands down. I want to get my license so I can jump all over the world :) :)
Teach, Learn, Share
i love skillsharing! some things i know about: screenprinting, home brewing, sewing, intentional communities, painting, woodworking, gardening....
things i want to learn more about: everything i mentioned above, sustainable building, permaculture, mushroom cultivation, beekeeping, really anything... and of course other cultures!
What I Can Share with Hosts
-cooking meals for you!
-leaving you with weird drawings!
-cleaning up after myself and then some!
Countries I’ve Visited
Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, Switzerland, Thailand
Countries I’ve Lived In
Sweden, United States