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I am an adventurer currently living in hipper than thou Portland, Oregon. My first career was as a writer for some 30 years; now I'm a teacher, sort of. Pretty much retired although I still have my hand in a few pots.
Life is what you make it ... to coin a cliche.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I just don't want to do what I don't want to do anymore. Rather than retired, I feel like I've returned to my free and easy hippie days when I just did what appealed to me. Go with the flow!
Having been a hippie in my 20s, I spent a lot of time informally couchsurfing. Now I guess you'd call me an aging hipster who never wants to grow up if that means settling down.
dancing and fitness
- adventure races
Music, Movies, and Books
music: trip hop! Chill out, reggae, some jazz, funk, world
movies: too many to list
books: Mating by Norman Rush and any Alan Furst mystery
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I've never stopped stepping out onto the limb.
Teach, Learn, Share
I'm a role model. Young people are always telling me they want to be like me when they get older ... and you all will, you know :-)
Countries I’ve Visited
Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Italy, Spain, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
Mexico, Turkey, United States, Viet Nam