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  • Fluent in English; learning French, Italian, Spanish
  • 45, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • World History Teacher, gardener, traveler
  • Degrees in History and Teaching High School
  • From Ellensburg, Washington, USA
  • Profile 80% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To stop work from getting in the way of travel and learning.

ABOUT ME

I love teaching world history (and other global studies classes) in Fairbanks, Alaska. I've put off traveling more for too long, and I'm making it more of a priority in life. I like working hard, but then really love having time off to travel, garden, or just sleep in if I want.

PHILOSOPHY

Learn something new every day. Leave the world better than I found it. Empathize.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I'd love to host visitors, even though I don't have a ideal place for many people. I'd love to meet more local people when I travel, and this is a perfect way to do that and extend my travel budget.

Interests

History, politics, cultures, photography, visual arts, enjoying unique food, wine & beer, cooking, flying, my dogs, gardening, skiing/hiking.

  • dogs
  • arts
  • photography
  • dining
  • cooking
  • wine
  • beer
  • flying
  • gardening
  • politics
  • traveling
  • hiking
  • skiing
  • history
  • visual arts

Music, Movies, and Books

I love films by the Coen Brothers, Kubrick, Woody Allen, and many other sharp-witted comedies. I read history in order to learn more about the human condition and different cultures, and in order to broaden my students' awareness of different perspectives.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Sunrise from the highest peak in Central America.

Teach, Learn, Share

I've lived in different parts of Alaska for 15 years, and had many jobs in that time.

Countries I’ve Visited

Guatemala

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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