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  • Fluent in English; learning Ancient Greek, Hebrew (modern)
  • 30, Other
  • Member since 2010
  • Nuclear Engineering Sailor (EM2) and Youth Center Counsel...
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About Me


Get ready for child number 2!


We've been married for almost 6 years and are are few years out of college too. Our first few years of marriage has been a roller coaster which has taken us to 21 countries. Maybe--just maybe--we now know what we're going to do with our lives now.
Elissa, a Phychology major, works at the youth center on base. She has thoughts of a photography business (maybe someday) and has taken some classes on the subject.
Jonathan wanted to teach Ancient Greek and Ancient Hebrew, but now found a job with the US Navy, even though he got his degree in business administration. He is currently a submariner working with Electrical and Nuclear Engineering.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


We surfed through our entire Europe trip and met a lot of people. We're proud to say we now have a bunch of friends across the Atlantic.
We hosted as soon as we got back from Europe. But since we started a family we've taken it a little easier.


Traveling, Photography, Experiencing new cultures, coffee, Sampling local brews, Reading, Music, Playing guitar, and anything that makes us smile.

  • photography
  • coffee
  • reading
  • traveling
  • billiards
  • music
  • guitar
  • snorkeling
  • business
  • engineering

Music, Movies, and Books

Although he enjoys pretty much all types of music, Jonathan in particular enjoys classic rock (Led Zeppelin, Boston, ACDC, Rush, Eric Clapton, Jimmi Hendrix, etc). He also loves The Beatles.
Elissa really enjoys country, but will tolerate almost anything.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Snorkeling in a cenote in Mexico. It's basically a crystal clear natural pool under the earth...amazing.
...Add Stonehenge to the list!
...Add the Coliseum to the list!
...Add making it back from Europe to the list!

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Guatemala, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, San Marino, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Vatican City State

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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