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Overview

  • Software
  • University
  • From San Angelo, Texas
  • Profile 80% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To meet new people from all over the world and show them around Austin, Texas.

ABOUT ME

I'm a software sales manager who recently moved to Austin from Dallas, TX. My friend introduced me to CS. Encountering new things in far flung places is always on the agenda when not playing hostess in my own backyard, so this seems like my cup of tea!

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I have a lovely new sofabed in an adjacent living room, at my poolview apt. in South Austin. If staying with me, if I'm not busy I can drive you around. Alternatively, I would love to show you around Austin if you already have a place to stay.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Brand new!

Interests

Photography, Literature (Kurt Vonnegut is my cousin-mention this and you score points), Dining Out, Live Music, Architecture, and of course, Travel.

  • literature
  • architecture
  • photography
  • dining
  • traveling
  • music
  • live music
  • snorkeling
  • languages
  • software

Music, Movies, and Books

Vonnegut, Spalding Gray, Hemingway, Steinbeck, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Charles Bukowski, Robert Lowell, JD Salinger, Ian McEwan, Umberto Eco, Julian Barnes, Goethe, Dickens, Mark Twain, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Hugo, Dumas, Stieg Larsson. I could go on.

Movies- The Lives of Others, Three Colors Trilogy, Pedro Almodovar, most movies by Lars Von Trier, and Thomas Vinterberg.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Ten days on Mustique was pretty unforgettable. Also adored the islands of Greece and Puerto Rico. Snorkeling off Key West was beautiful. I really love island sojourns, but also bustling cities.

Teach, Learn, Share

My part-time roommate Kelly ("CKS" on CS) and I, would love to practice Russian, Czech, and French with you (Kelly is the linguist), and we are partial to European travellers due to our previous time that we spent living abroad. Me- England. Kelly- Czech Republic and The Republic of Georgia.

Countries I’ve Visited

Greece, Mexico, Morocco, Puerto Rico, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Countries I’ve Lived In

United Kingdom, United States

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