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Overview

  • 9 References 6 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Chinese, French
  • 42, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • Teacher
  • BA, Eng. Lit.
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Improve things about me, raise my son, and just enjoy life.

ABOUT ME

I'm Canadian, and my wife and son and I live in Hull, Quebec.

PHILOSOPHY

everything is perspective and proportion.
everything is everything, keep it real, and remember, no absolutes

(I wrote this almost 10 years ago. Now I think I've abandoned much of my relativistic thinking and I see that we have to distinguish between right and wrong. You can ask me about this when we meet.)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

been an amateur couchsurfer my whole life, this is my first attempt at the pros! just stayed at my friend sasha's, and was able to get in touch with her via couchsurfing, so i guess that counts. then surfed italy to spain aboard craig's boat

(I wrote this a long time ago too; before I had a son. Haven't done any official couchsurfing since he came along, but we might try to this summer.)

Interests

walking, hiking, using public transportation, floating in the ocean, standing under waterfalls, hearing the poetry in overheard conversations

(Haven't done much of the things I like for a long time. Lately there's just been a lot of Daniel's hockey game and practices and Jojo's work.)

  • poetry
  • walking
  • flying
  • boating
  • hiking

Music, Movies, and Books

like everything good, what is good? hard to say, i usually always like dylan and faulkner. just heard a real crap dylan tune though.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

most amazing things done and seen there were no other witnesses, so i doubt my own experiences.
i'd have to say i've had some epic battles with flying zombie cockroaches. 14/3/07, just drove home from work in five minutes, without a single stop light. The stars are aligned.

Teach, Learn, Share

I like to teach the ABC song, and "walk like a jaguar".

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Cambodia, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Fiji, France, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Laos, Mauritius, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan

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