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  • 8 References 6 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 46, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • software developer
  • BS (undergraduate) college
  • From TX, USA
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About Me


Discover my purpose and value in life; explore and learn.


American living in Netherlands, trying to find my next business venture or productive activity :)


I believe the greatest value in life is in expressing creativity and good, and most often involving other people.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

To meet new (local) people when I travel
To share ideas about the world and gain new perspectives
To share good meals and experience new culinary delights


I love good food. Sometimes I cook above average meals, but I always enjoy trying new good (vegetarian/vegan) dishes. Spicy is good sometimes.

Musically I like a lot. Live music is great, but I can also chill with a glass of wine and Miles Davis on the turntable.

For fitness, and when I'm in the mountains, I really enjoy mountain biking or skiing. The rest of the time, I enjoy weightlifting. In the past I played a lot of tennis, and I would enjoy doing that again.

  • architecture
  • dining
  • wine
  • music
  • cycling
  • sports
  • mountains
  • nature
  • weightlifting

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Sang with my choir on stage with Barbra Streisand to a packed concert hall.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach computer stuff (programming, logic, architecture, etc.); but I'd rather not, since it might compel someone to become like me! (and I'd rather not have chosen this path :P ).
I can teach you to ride technical trails in the mountains on a bike.
I can teach English, insofar as I speak it and have a strong grasp of English grammar and spelling.

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Germany, Ghana, Indonesia, Portugal, Switzerland, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Netherlands, United States

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