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JoAnna Carpentier

Wilmington, NC, USA

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  • 40 Positive References
  • Fluent in English
  • 25, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • Digital Marketing Strategist
  • Associates Degree in Culinary Arts /...
  • From Pittsfield, ME, USA
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About Me

I'm a 25 year old New England native who (somewhat) recently relocated to coastal NC.

You are likely to find me: listening to music, cooking, painting, writing, with a glass of wine in my hand, devouring coffee, eating, talking, laughing, creating art, doing some random DIY project, working, and hanging out with my boyfriend & our puppy, Igby!

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

When I was a sophomore in college, I made no vacation plans for spring break. Instead, I wanted to go spend time with my grandmother, who had been diagnosed with cancer. A little over a week before my break, she passed away. I was obviously very upset, but I decided that instead of going home to mope and cry, I was going to go on an adventure. I CouchSurfed for the first time to Orlando, Florida (Hi, James!!) and fell in love with the community of CS!


Folk Music, Painting, DIY Projects, Indie, Acoustic Guitar, Skydiving, Spoken Word Poetry, Movies, Independent Films, Tea, Starbucks, Coffee, Theater, Baking, Cake Decorating, Cooking, Life, Acting, Dancing, Laughing, Napping, Tattoos, Love, Being Happy, The Ocean, Season Changes, Cuddling, Calla Lillies, Surprises, Planning Things, Nick Hornby, Thoughts, Intellectuals, Scripts, Art, Conversation, Retrospect & Nostalgia, Culture, Learning, Experiences, Trying New Things, Piercings, Body Modification, Online Shopping, Inside Jokes, Postsecret, Friends, Relationships

Music, Movies & Books

Books: Anis Mojgani, Jamaica Kincaid, Chuck Palahniuk, Nick Hornby, Jonathan Safran Foer, Chuck Klosterman, Miranda July, Buddy Wakefield, David Foster Wallace, John Green, etc.

Music: Folk. Indie. Soul. Reggae. Blues. Jazz. Hip Hop. Funk.

Movies: Fight Club, Wicker Park, Stranger Than Fiction, Love Me If You Dare, High Fidelity, 500 Days of Summer, The Parking Lot Movie, Up, Happythankyoumoreplease, etc.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Skydiving in September '09.

Seeing Gayngs perform.

Bonnaroo '10. Jay-Z and Stevie Wonder back to back. Enough said.
Bonnaroo '11 with CSers!

Performing the calibration poem for the first bout of preliminaries at the National Poetry Slam in 2011.

Being part of the audience during the Night Kite Revival Poetry Tour.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you how to cook!
We can paint together.

There are so many things I have yet to learn. I am confident that there's something you'd be able to share with me that I haven't even thought of.

What I Can Share With Hosts

Food, wine, good conversation, & a puppy who will love on you like no other.
Also, (of course) a couch.

Countries I've Visited

Mexico, United States

Countries I've Lived In

United States

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