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I'm Jessieh Ruth. I'm currently in college, studying mostly Psychology, Acting, Playwriting and Movement. I love traveling and meeting people via travels, being a part of a larger community. I'm especially fond of LIFE magazine advertisements before 1977, THE GOLDEN GIRLS, bookbinding, the works of Sharon Olds, and ensemble efforts.
I strive to live a most-honest life, and never miss an opportunity to tell people who have touched my life how much I appreciate them.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I work part-time in victim's advocacy, write plays, work in Admissions for my school, and after living in a co-op for two years can now cook for a large number of people with a number of dietary needs including meat-friendly, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free.
I've traveled a good bit of the US and before discovering Couch-Surfing, relied a good bit on the kindness of strangers who happened to be a friend of a friend, etc and have found it to be the best way to travel. It adds a learning experience and a personality to each place I go.
Body-Work and Healing
The connection between food and the stages of development
Music, Movies, and Books
Top 3 Favorite Films:
Breaking the Waves
The Safety of Objects
Top 3 Favorite Books:
David's Redhaired Death by Sherry Kramer
Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison
The Magic Daughter by Jane Phillips
Steely Dan, The Band, Nicki Minaj, Counting Crows, Ani Difranco, Ethan Woods, Eddie James and Ultimate Call, Aretha Franklin, Little River Band...(It just goes on and on)
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Spent 17 hours hiking in the Hoyt Arboretum, a museum of living trees.
Teach, Learn, Share
People who are, in whatever field they are involved in most-actively, always exploring, learning and desiring to share with others. People who are interested in conversation, experience exchanges, and people who are above all else, curious.
Countries I’ve Visited
Countries I’ve Lived In