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Overview

  • 14 references 11 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 33, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • Filmmaker, Storyboard Artist, Editor, Entrepreneur
  • Self-Edumacation, the School of Hard Knocks, and the Inte...
  • From Normal, Illinois ( I know, it sounds tantalizing)
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Trying to build a rock-solid daily creative habit. Also working on a collaborative secret weapon.

ABOUT ME

I’m a very creative person. I illustrate, design, sculpt, 3D print, animate. The list grows and grows. I love trying new things and figuring out their secrets.

I’m a horrible surfer but I still try. I’m an aggressive floater at this point.

PHILOSOPHY

Communication is likely the cause of and solution to your problems.

Expectations are resentments waiting to happen.

Don’t let your fears disguise themselves as patience.

Gordon Ramsay’s scramble eggs recipe is the best recipe.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Since I've joined couchsurfing.org , I've hosted a few groups of people. Truly it was an amazing experience and has totally enriched my life. My favorite surfers were a group of protestors called "the missile dick chicks". I still have their T-shirt. They were great. Everyone I’ve met has been fantastic.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I surfed with my friend to arizona and had a fantastic experience. Our hosts even gave me their ukulele. I still haven't left the country with couchsurfing yet, but I’m going to change that soon.

Interests

Film making, reading, drawing, sculpting, painting, guitar, trip-hop, story-telling, Rocking, creating, designing dates, connecting with people, listening, communicating, surfing, rock-climbing.

  • arts
  • design
  • film making
  • movies
  • reading
  • painting
  • drawing
  • guitar
  • science

Music, Movies, and Books

Books: The Junkie by William S. Burroughs, All of H.P. Lovecraft, Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card, A Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking, Notes from the Underground by Fydor Doestoevsky, The Hero with a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell

There are many many others. I read more than I watch lately.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I've overcome a terminal illness. I created a secret art identity. I've found my purpose.

Teach, Learn, Share

I teach video production, design, motion graphics, and a bit of drawing. My goal is to always be learning and growing. I try to share my life as much as possible. I also play ukulele and a little guitar.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Stories, Food Spots, Ideas on Things to do, Surfboards, I’m a good person to know in the South Bay.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, England, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Puerto Rico, Spain, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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