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  • 46 References 31 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Japanese
  • 48, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Education
  • MA and BA in Speech Communication
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

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is creating a movie of my life I'd want to watch over and over again


Chill, down-to-earth, meditative, contemplative, deliberative, innovative, creative, soulful, Bass playing, camera-toting, globe-trotting, global soul inspired by random acts of kindness that I encounter on my journey . . .


Be cool...

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


Couch Surfing has been an amazing platform for me to connect with my 'tribe'...


Over the years I've stayed on many couches, futons and floors and now I'm doing so 'officially' as a "Couch Surfer".


I want to meet like-minded individuals, positive people with open minds and similar tastes...
Interested in travel, music, FOOD, cooking, social gatherings, musical improv, hiking, cycling, the outdoors, learning, checking out live shows. An evening spent with candles, incense, chilling and conversation...
Photography, the arts, creativity and new ideas...
Natural healing and well being...
Working out and staying healthy...

  • arts
  • photography
  • dining
  • cooking
  • working out
  • traveling
  • music
  • guitar
  • outdoor activities
  • cycling
  • hiking

Music, Movies, and Books

MOVIES: Apocalypse Now, One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, Castaway, Annie Hall, Manhattan, Last Life in The Universe, City of Ghosts, Bass Ackwards, Wild at Heart, Scent of the Green Papaya and much more.
TV: SOUL TRAIN, Sanford and Son, Good Times, The Jeffersons, Breaking Bad, 1970's Game Shows!
BOOKS: Travels of Marco Polo, Moby Dick, Rum Punch.
MUSIC: It's impossible to list just how many genres of music I like, but, if it has soul, passion and that certain vibe, I'm in!
Miles, Hendrix, Abdullah Ibrahim, STEELY DAN, Cinematic Orchestra, Carlos Jobiem, Bebel Gilberto, Eliane Elias, Bill Frisell, MM&W, The Dead, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Rickie Lee Jones, Curtis Mayfield, Shuggie Otis, all 1970's Soul, Mowtown and so much more

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Hiked to Mt. Everest base camp

Teach, Learn, Share

How to play (slap/funk) bass, acoustic guitar (to a lesser degree) and massage (I'm certified).

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Cambodia, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Monaco, Nepal, Netherlands, Oman, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Scotland, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Tunisia, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

China, Japan, Kuwait, Nepal, Saudi Arabia, United States

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