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do as much as possible before I die
Hello! I am a wildland firefighter, working for the nation park service. I work for Big Cypress National Preserve in Florida.
I'll try anything twice. Because I might not have done it right the first time.
Travel is 73% about the food
Everything always turns out ok in the end. Sometimes the end is just really, really, really far away.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I have surfed in Europe, and met up with couchsurfers in different cities around the world. My job makes it tricky to host, but the few times I have been able to it was great.
travel (obviously) camping, music, hiking, dancing, theater
- scuba diving
- emergency services
Music, Movies, and Books
I like most kinds of music, from metal to bluegrass. No country music, though! I especially like live performances, I will go see anything once, because you never know how amazing it might be.
I read a lot, mostly fiction and fantasy. My favorite authors are Margaret Atwood, Mercedes Lackey, Robert Jordan, Isabel Allende, Terry Pratchett... I could go on and on.
I watch a lot of movies (don't get cable where I live, so movies are it for me) I like a huge variety of movies. My one rule of thumb is that when people say "You have to see this, I cried and cried." I don't watch it. Why would I want to be depressed by fiction? I can tune into a political debate for that.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Spending time in tribal villages in Laos.
Fighting a forest fire in a grove of giant sequoia trees
hiking rim to rim to rim of the grand canyon
scuba diving. anywhere, anytime
The Burning Man Festival- twice, and hopefully again someday
Teach, Learn, Share
I am an Ok cook with a short attention span and grand aspirations, so if you have tasty recipes that are easy to make, let me know. I have seen more of the USA then anyone I know, so if you need info, trust me, I'm your girl.
Countries I’ve Visited
Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, France, Germany, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Laos, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, Vatican City State, Viet Nam
Countries I’ve Lived In