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To live. Right now. In this very moment.
I spent all of my childhood imagining what it would be like to submerge myself in another culture. I crave adventure and movement...when I stay too long in one place I itch to move, long for change. I spend my days staying true to the nerdy bookworm in me, traveling to other worlds mapped out in literature. I write. Everyday. It fuels me. I love to learn...and I harbor a deep nostalgia for the hunter/gatherer in all of us.
"There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness." - Dalai Lama
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I now call the weird, eclectic hub of Austin, TX home. When I'm not traveling I would love to offer my couch (or bed) to crash on. Life is unpredictable and I move around constantly, so my main objective is to meet others in the community, whether it be sharing a roof or a drink. Viva la comunidad!
Couchsurfing is addicting! The more you travel/host, the more open you become to the unpredictability that life offers. I've met so many warm, kind individuals through CS and will continue to do so. My home is your home!
Meeting people. Loving people. Making good food for people. Sharing. Writing. Herbalism. Gardening. Reading. Music. Dancing. Astrology. Libertad. Yoga. Meditation. Peace. Hooping.
Music, Movies, and Books
This list is long and constantly growing.
Favorite artists that come to mind: Simon and Garfunkel, Cocorosie, Bon Iver, Sufjan Stevens, Manu Chao, M.Ward, Devendra Banhart, Joanna Newsom, Mariee Sioux, Sinead O'Connor, The Wailers, and on and on. Writers, Kurt Vonnegut, Pablo Neruda, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Lucia Extebarria, Carmen Martin Gaite, H.S. Thompson...and on and on.
LOVE Quentin Tarantino, Wes Anderson, Woody Allen
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Sold most of what I owned and moved half way around the world.
Hold your breath...and jump!
Teach, Learn, Share
TEACH. I feel the pulsating connection with Mother Earth and I've been spending most of my time learning about the rich resources she has to offer. I know a bit of herbalism that I would love to teach. I'm also from the southern US, a region that carries the stereotype of being uneducated, but there is so much to learn about this beautiful culture that I'm very proud to call my own.
LEARN. Everything. I love to learn...particularly about culture, people, religions and the Earth.
SHARE. What's mine is yours.
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Belgium, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Germany, Gibraltar, Hungary, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal
Countries I’ve Lived In
Spain, United States