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live a fufilling and flexible life full of contradictions.
I've lived in six different countries, but keep coming back to the west coast of the US. I'm a Hiker/IT hybrid - introverted by nature but adventurous, I'm not a partier but I enjoy some pints of good beer over conservation. I don't smoke or do drugs, though I'm 420 friendly. I like to wander around, talk to people, try new food/drink, take a hike etc when I'm somewhere new. Mellow but good natured I suppose, most people enjoy my sense of humor. :)
photos were you can see me around:
independent, open minded, spontaneous, curious, dryly sarcastic with bouts of cheery naive idealism.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Ask for places to couch surf and attend some events, give people advice on the road.
Two nights in Belgium, very friendly people - enjoyed the experience. Also stayed in Cambridge, MA and Rockport Maine and have attended local couchsurfing events in Los Angeles.
music, philosophy, travel, politics, photography, bicycling, backpacking food, art, third wave coffee, microbrews, games, good conversation, baked goods.
Music, Movies, and Books
electronica/folktronica/ambient/IDM/etc, progressive rock, alt rock, singer-songwriter, folk, piano
grew up reading fantasy & SF, now lean more towards literature and cultural/economic non-fiction
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Woke up in the back country of the High Sierra with an entire valley to myself. I've been enjoying getting to know the Yosemite area over the past few summers.
Teach, Learn, Share
I can help out with backpacking (in wilderness) advice, do some basic bicycle repair, and help out with website advice.
Countries I’ve Visited
Belgium, Cambodia, France, Ireland, Laos, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Singapore, United Kingdom, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In
Canada, China, Japan, Taiwan, United States