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To dream the impossible dream. To fight the unbeatable foe. To bear with unbearable sorrow. To run where the brave dare not go.
I'm neighbors with Nancy and Mitch.
I really want to write something simple like 'love' or 'Golden Rule' or 'social liberal, fiscal conservative' here, but such things would be way too simplistic.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Generally, I host tourists who are visiting Washington, DC for a brief time or people attending conferences in town. I am not interested in hosting people who are temporarily homeless or in town for internships or fellowships.
I've hosted a few and it's gone well so far. Will you be my next lucky guest? I also have some experience surfing in Southeast Asia.
My past couchsurfing experiences:
Red markers are whence my past surfers hail.
Green markers are places where I have surfed.
I have a number of hobbies that ebb and flow. I like experimenting with new recipes, so if you'd like to show me one of your culture's dishes, I'll return the favor and introduce you to DC's mumbo sauce! Being a former anthropology major, I love in depth study of human culture.
- horse racing
- solo travel
- urban exploration
Music, Movies, and Books
I'm not really a big film person. I enjoy going out to see a movie from time to time, though. In any case, a group of my friends from high school have a "bad movie club", where we watch old independent films with stupid plots and make fun of them. That's about as close to a film fan as I get.
I was a clarinetist through college, so I learned to enjoy classical music. Truth be told, I listen to sports radio when in the car.
As far as books go, my absolute favorite book is Blindness by the late Jose Saramago. I like most of Saramago's stories, actually: I'm a fan of his style and themes.
During a recent trip, I read Life of Pi and the Kite Runner. But I read a pretty solid mix of non-fiction as well.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I once found a penny on the ground in a parking lot.
Countries I’ve Visited
Croatia, Denmark, Serbia, Thailand, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In