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Overview

  • 40 References 13 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Horticulturist & Jane of All Trades
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • From Chicago, IL, USA
  • Profile 100% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Run a successful gardening business and get as many people to grow their own food as possible! :)

Most currently: organize, collect, and transport donations for needed supplies at the Standing Rock camp.

ABOUT ME

I'm a lover of art, a maker of music, an eater of delicious foods... I am a peace maker, a gardener, and Nichiren Buddhist.

PHILOSOPHY

Start with Imagination... if you can dream it, it can happen :)

Everybody has their baggage, so try not to judge. Listen and speak to others with an open mind and heart and you might be surprised that you find we're all a lot more alike than we are taught to believe.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I used CS to travel around Central America in the winter of 09-10.

I unfortunately cannot host people right now, but if you're in town, I'll show you some fun spots!

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Its been an awesome experience... I make sure to tell every good traveler I meet about this site.

Interests

Making music-- I love to sing, and collaborate with others-- I play piano and guitar. I am interested in experiencing new and different cultures and ways of life. I enjoy nature very much and cooking (and eating!) delicious food.

  • arts
  • singing
  • dining
  • cooking
  • coffee
  • vegetarian
  • yoga
  • traveling
  • music
  • guitar
  • piano
  • mountains

Music, Movies, and Books

I love comedy.
I also like 60s, drug, African, classical, spiritual, foreign... culture (any of this applies to movies, music or books)

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I had an amazing and fun road trip to California from Chicago with a few good friends of mine. The trip itself was kinda crazy and a little dangerous (driving through the Mojave Desert at 1 in the morning, after being up since 6am).

I've been to over half of the United States, and I truly think New Mexico is magical.

Central America in general is simply amazing and beautiful. I can't wait to go back. I lived and volunteered on a farm on Lake Atitlan for a month... unlimited avocados and coffee... mmmm

Teach, Learn, Share

Hm, what can I teach you?

How to:
grow food!
play piano or guitar
cook vegetarian
do yoga
speak English, and some Spanish
how to chant

Countries I’ve Visited

Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Italy, Nicaragua, Panama, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Guatemala, United States

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