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Overview

  • 46 references 34 Confirmed & Positive
  • Learning Spanish
  • 42, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • Keepin’ the Dream Alive!
  • in life
  • From Now NOLA .. Previously Denver, SF & NYC
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About Me

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ABOUT ME
Now Moving into New Orleans, the Big Easy, The Crescent City!!

I love live music, Film and Food. I proved this by working at a movie theater for free movies, working at a Organic Market (in the East Village) for free food and by working in the Music industry for as long as I can remember.
I was lucky to Work at Kim's Video that was a staple of the East Village for over 20 years, but like many it has now fallen. I used to do big sales in NYC for Virgin records & miss selling music to peeps! I have been selling Art/Merchandise and working as a PA in NYC for the time I have been away from Couchsurfing.

I read a lot and love to talk! I am open to new people and things. I am always ready to go out into the world, New York was the jumping off point!!

PHILOSOPHY

There is no try..only do or do not / Jump in and swim already!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I have had fun having poeple stay in NYC with me. I am was traveling out of the country working on Organic Farms with WWOOF and Helping family's, farms and hostels on HelpX. I did some surfing along the way so I could fell like a part of the culture.

I have bounced over the pond more then once now. I will again was jumping around the States some. Now I am looking for a place in NOLA.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have had a lot of people stay with me in NYC. Also I went to a good amount of the Couchsurfing events in NYC and the BCN. I think this spot is cool and it helps the world come together.
I have now been a surfer and it is great.. I do not know what is better the Hosting or Surfing?

Interests

live music, movies, books, art, writing, traveling, and more. I have taken a lot of classes before in woodworking, welding, upholstery, sewing, pattern making, and other craft classes. I have done a lot with painting, print making, and many different types of hands on art process. I like to cook & talk & go out with new people!

  • arts
  • culture
  • writing
  • books
  • theater
  • dining
  • drinking
  • movies
  • reading
  • traveling
  • blogging
  • painting
  • woodworking
  • music
  • live music
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wwoof

Music, Movies, and Books

yeah.. I love all these things!

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I have moved across the country three times.
I walked through Southren Turkey on the Lyican Way. 226km
I walked the Camino del Norte to the Camino Primitivo.
I worked on Farms, on the sea and in kitchens around the world.
I hitched from Barcelona to Ireland and from Barcelona to the Balkans.
I lived in New York City for over 7 years.
I went to Tanger and Casablanca.
I have my own Art/Pin Company

Teach, Learn, Share

Learn the Force young one!

What I Can Share with Hosts

Fun, Time, My story, Food and Drink ...

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, England, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Spain, United States

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  • 3 Vouches
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