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Overview

  • 4 References 2 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Arabic, Spanish
  • 36, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Student
  • yes
  • From Lubbotocks of Texas
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

graduate school

ABOUT ME

What shall I say.. I am a lover of many things including various forms of instrumental music, Werner Hertzog films, pistachios .. lots of them, green plants, percussion, creativity, hiking, permaculture, meeting new people, and kindness.
I am a huge fan self sufficiency and learning all the ingenious ways we can provide live off of recycled materials. I also like to make maps!

PHILOSOPHY

let life flow through you like a river....

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

We have hosted a handful of couch surfers in the past, and have done it a few times.

Interests

books, good conversation, politics, people that can type really fast, capoeira, things that are green, gigantism, whole grains, settlers of catan, travel, capoeira, GIS, drum kittins, cooking alot, gardening, and head spins. I also like the pandero!

  • books
  • capoeira
  • dining
  • cooking
  • gardening
  • politics
  • movies
  • traveling
  • music
  • drums
  • instrumental music
  • hiking
  • cartography
  • mountains

Music, Movies, and Books

I am in the process of reading a biography of Luther Burbank, who is thought to be one of the most inventive garnders ever. The Botany of desire was good, as well as Walking on Water. Anything with Michael Pollans name on it I tend to like. I also just read Barak Obamas book and Audacity of Hope, as well as Ecotopia. I like most Werner Hertzog films, strange movies with good soundtracks.
AS far as music progressive/instrumental rock/metal is a genre that I am starting to get into .... Explosions in the sky,Pelican, This will destroy you, and the Octupus project to name a few. I tend to like most of what is out there as long as it comes from the heart.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Recently, overlooking the mystical Olympic mountains from Lopez Island in Puget sound in the Pacific Northwest. Also traveling the island of Ometepe in Nicaragua was quite a good time.

Teach, Learn, Share

I am pretty knowledgeable about gardening, good food, politics, cooking, drums ...

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Egypt, France, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Mexico, Nicaragua, Oman, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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