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Overview

  • 6 references 3 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 38, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Fermentation
  • College
  • From Lawrence, KS, USA
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Exploring south America until the end of 2022 ✈️🙌

PHILOSOPHY

Meet a diverse group of people, travel as much as I can, and see as much in the time I have in this life. Thinking globally, but enjoying culture locally wherever that may be.

Interests

travel, books, self-enlightenment, Dali, meaningful conversation, coffee, cooking, jui-jitsu, reducing constraints, new experiences, fermentation, permaculture, education, health, music, inspiration, chess, beach volleyball, yoga, writing, freedom, Spanish, Osho, meditation

  • culture
  • writing
  • books
  • education
  • cooking
  • coffee
  • yoga
  • meditation
  • chess
  • traveling
  • music
  • volleyball
  • teaching
  • beaches
  • mountains
  • permaculture
  • spanish
  • fermentation

Music, Movies, and Books

Modest Mouse, Old Crow Medicine Show, Johnny Cash, Lauryn Hill, Michael Franti, Violent Femmes, Sean Hayes, Steeldrivers, Sublime, Road Dogs, Shins, Eddie Vedder, Nirvana, Groundation, Sublime, Trampled by Turtles, Brett Dennen, David Dondero, Dub Conscious

1984, Fast Food Nation, Tantra; the supreme understanding, Confederacy of Dunces, Fahrenheit 451, Slaughter House Five, Desert Solitare, Freakonomics, On the Road, Narcissus & Goldmund, Women, Big Sur, Shantaram, Call of the Wild, The Jungle

Scarface, Limitless, The Beach, Clockwork Orange, Amelie, Traffic, Machuca, Requim for a Dream, City of Lost Children, 28 Days Later, Lock Stock, Eternal Sunshine, Spanish Apartment, Into the Wild, Network, Zeitgeist

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

The most important/life changing experience was when I studied abroad in Sweden for a year. It gave me my first chance to live a non-touristy life outside of US borders and it gave me an opportunity to experience most of Europe first hand with newly acquired friends. I now have an inquenchable thirst for traveling and meeting new people from exotic lands.

Teach, Learn, Share

But then they danced down the streets like dingledodies, and I shambled after as I've been doing all my life after people who interest me, because the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes "Awww!"
-On the Road, Jack Kerouac

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