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Overview

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  • Fluent in English
  • 36, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Journalist
  • Graduated from the University of Georgia in 2005.
  • From Atlanta, GA
  • Profile 45% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

I am a writer/editor/journalist, and I intend to freelance as I travel throughout SE Asia beginning in Spring '09.

ABOUT ME

I live for experience, knowledge, relationships, not fortune or fame. I'm a rationalist, enjoy hiking and kayaking, and love a good beer.

I love all kinds of music, like to jam a little, love reading philosophy and non-fiction.

PHILOSOPHY

I'm a freethinker, rationalist. My worldview is naturalistic. I love meeting new people and sharing stories. There are very few things that don't perk my interest. Some of my favorite topics of discussion are philosophy/religion, politics, travel, writing, music, sports, the great outdoors, environmentalism, you name it. I am not easily bored.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I'm a total couch surfing virgin, but I hope, and expect, to have my cherry popped when I head off to SE Asia in Spring '09.

Interests

  • writing
  • beer
  • politics
  • reading
  • traveling
  • eating out
  • music
  • outdoor activities
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • surfing
  • sports
  • freelancing
  • journalism
  • religion

Music, Movies, and Books

A short list --

Music: Radiohead, Joy Division, Beta Band, Led Zeppelin, Bob Dylan

Books: Ed Abbey is my favorite author. Most enjoy non-fiction, travel narratives, philosophy, social criticism, et al.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I drove from Atlanta, GA to Fairbanks, Alaska in summer '06. That's 6,000 miles each way. What a trip!

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Peru, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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