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Jennifer Kerr

Richmond, British Columbia, Canada

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Overview

  • 6 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Sign Language - American
  • 60, Female
  • Member since 2012
  • teacher now retired
  • mostly by my students and own kids.
  • From Kelowna BC
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

to make my life as interesting and worthwhile as possible

ABOUT ME

adventurous, generous, unusual, funny, charming...Well not always.
I have been a teacher most of my life. Started out working with children who were deaf and hard of hearing.
Now I am looking for a new career.

PHILOSOPHY

If it scares me I should try it.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Had quite a few people stay this summer. It has been fun to get to know them.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

We have stayed on lots of friends' couches.

Interests

meeting new people; working with textiles; enjoying the outdoors; riding my bike, being frugal, traveling in unique ways, researching travel experiences, reading, gardening, meditation, looking for new and interesting things to do.

Music, Movies & Books

Any books by William Dalrymple; books by Pema Chodron: I tend to be drawn to non-fiction but am enjoying "A Fine Balance" right now
Movies: Born into Brothels; Local Hero; Harold and Maud;

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Watching the eclipse of the moon on the Betwa river in Karnataka
Standing at the top of Seymour mountain looking up Howe sound and Vancouver Island on a clear day
Riding through Kolkata on the back of a motor bike
Hiking in the Rockies and in Newfoundland's Grosse Mourne Park
Riding to a monastary in Crete
Dogsledding in the Yukon

Teach, Learn, Share

Anyone want to learn to knit?
I love to talk about traveling to India, across the states by train, France,.....

Countries I've Visited

Canada, France, India, Italy, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Canada

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