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I'm a Deep Springs graduate (www.deepsprings.edu) living in Chicago. I work and live in community. I love art, chatting, caring, and exploring, and try to read and write whenever I can. I'm just trying to keep thoughtful, living honest and with uncertainty.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
Sharing with strangers keeps you honest. With couchsurfing, both host and surfer are a little vulnerable ("what if they're crazy, annoying, or boring?"), but everyone I've met through couchsurfing has rewarded me with generosity and surprise, so I keep coming back.
Sharing (banter, experience, ideas, letters).
Music, Movies, and Books
Moviemakers: Hitchcock, Paul Thomas Anderson, Renais, Denis, Bergman, etc.
Musicians: Modest Mouse, MF Doom, Radiohead, Joanna Newsom, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Lil Wayne (2004-2008), Chance the Rapper, James Carr, etc.
Plato, Kant, Lacan, Heidegger, Levinas, Simone Weil, Hannah Arendt, Benjamin, etc.
Homer, Euripides, Dante, Shakespeare, Flannery O'Connor, Plath, Dickinson, Melville, Nabokov, Faulkner, Pynchon, Joyce, etc.
Teach, Learn, Share
Cooking, sewing, talking about art, sharing stories, giggling.
What I Can Share with Hosts
A couch and some cheer.
Countries I’ve Visited
Canada, Dominican Republic, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, United Kingdom, Venezuela
Countries I’ve Lived In