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Overview

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  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 58, Male
  • Member since 2013
  • Golf Instructor, Historian and Writer
  • M.A. in American History
  • From Portland, Oregon
  • Profile 45% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To enjoy meeting new folks as I have for the past 25 years

ABOUT ME

I've had an interesting life in the past 20 years. Worked and lived at the Washington DC Youth hostel while working my Masters, worked as an archivist at George Washington University, and have traveled to Europe, England, Scotland, Australia, Argentina, Uruguay, Dominican Republic, and a few cities in the US. Currently working on a book on some of golf's greatest players and looking to do some work at the USGA library in Far Hills, NJ.

PHILOSOPHY

Live and let live and treat people as you'd like to be treated

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I'm trying to jump in and surf, since I have traveld a lot and met tons of interesting people in youth hostels, so this is kind of the same thing - finding great people to share a meal and a drink and a place to sleep while traveling

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Had a friend introduce me to this when I was staying in Argentina a couple years ago, but have yet to surf. Woulod like to

Interests

Travel, golf, history, politics, reading, writing

  • writing
  • books
  • drinking
  • politics
  • reading
  • traveling
  • golf
  • history
  • mountains

Music, Movies, and Books

Shawshank Redemption, Meet John Doe, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, The Doors, Chicago, Grapes of Wrath

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Played golf in St Andrews, Scotland, the home of golf. Visited the Falls of Iguazu in Argentina, Ayers Rock in Australia, walked along the River Thames at low tide, been to Stonehenge

Teach, Learn, Share

Did you know there are marble bathtubs in te US Capital that were put in durung the 1800s, in the days before ari conditioning? Discovered this when I interned for the late Senator Mark Hatfield

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, United States

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