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  • 2 References 2 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2012
  • Gardener, Permaculturalist, Produce Clerk, Conservationis...
  • BS in Earth Science, soil science minor
  • From Olympia, WA, USA
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About Me


To co-create a vibrant, fun sustainable community which spirals toward higher consciousness and ecstatic connection!


Easygoing, environmental, and empathetic (perhaps to a fault). I like to do things alone, and really like to do things with people. I enjoy seriousness and humor, exertion and rest, water and good beer. I love an adventure. My mind is perilously open. I am seeking to know myself truly and hide nothing.


To live deliberately, and love unconditionally.
Life is both long and short, so seize the day and never hurry.
I am a product of my genes and environment, with full responsibility for everything I experience.
Life means only what I make it mean. Or 42. Not quite sure on that one.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Ready to surf with gratitude and respect.


So far, wonderful! I now have really rad friends in Melbourne, Australia!


Permaculture, soil, plants, water, healing, making things by hand, music, cooking, reading, bicycles, hiking/walking in nature, climbing trees, surfing, found object art, mandolin, bit of philosophy, conversation, silence, growing a living community.

  • arts
  • environment
  • cooking
  • walking
  • reading
  • drawing
  • survival
  • music
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • earth science
  • languages
  • medicine
  • science

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Music: it starts with the blues and goes in so many directions...

Books: Stranger in a Strange Land, The Hitchhikers's Guide to the Galaxy, Crime and Punishment, The Golden Compass, The Lorax

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Burning Man '09 '10 & '11. The temple burn grips my heart every time.

Teach, Learn, Share

Teach: Soil & Earth Science, intro to many art forms, how to create appropriate technologies, various permaculture topics, "american english", herbal medicine basics.

Learn: to heal chronic pain, drawing, Tai Chi, craftsman's arts and skills, botany, wilderness survival, other languages, serenity.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Laos, Mexico, Thailand

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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