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Overview

  • 1 Reference 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French; learning Arabic, French, Portuguese
  • 25, Female
  • Member since 2011
  • Library Assistant
  • University of Michigan
  • From Grand Rapids, MI, USA
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About Me

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I have only surfed so far, but it was a great experience and I hope to host other travelers in the future.

Interests

film photography, libraries, travel, classic world lit, history, art, book swapping, atheism, veganism, feminism, politics.

  • arts
  • books
  • photography
  • womens rights
  • politics
  • traveling
  • history
  • languages

Music, Movies, and Books

Films:
Withnail and I, Elevator to the Gallows, Pierrot le fou, I Am Curious Yellow, Aguirre Wrath of God; and anything /everything featuring Katharine Hepburn, Marlene Dietrich, or Jeanne Moreau.

Music:
Tom Waits, Pulp, The Kinks, Édith Piaf, Velvet Underground, Dr. Dog, Breathe Owl Breathe, Johnny Flynn, Os Mutantes, Billy Childish. These are just a few of my favourites; I appreciate most genres of music.

Books:
Crime and Punishment (Dostoevsky), 2666 (Bolaño), Journey By Moonlight (Szerb), Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge (Rilke), the Count of Monte-Cristo (Dumas), and anything by Christie, Wodehouse, or Somerset Maugham.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Driving all night with my friends to DC for the Reason Rally, and wandering around the mall at 3 am trying to find the Lincoln Memorial.

Teach, Learn, Share

I'm passionate about languages and would love to practice with native speakers, or learn vocabulary from languages I haven't studied yet.

Countries I’ve Visited

Brazil, Denmark, France, Netherlands, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, United States

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