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To summarize the things I care about:
Sustainable clean energy. End mass incarceration. Welcome asylum seekers. Affordable housing and food security for all!
Basically, be nice to the little 'ol Earth and everyone on it.
If you feel like you can teach me something about any of those topics, please feel free to reach out! (Even if we aren't meeting up.) I always welcome book suggestions and new information!
I'm happy to be alive and I love exploring.
Try to be present, kind and silly.
- "Welcome to Earth. It's hot in the summer and cold in the winter. It's round and wet and crowded. At the outside you've got about a hundred years here. There's only one rule that I know of, goddamnit, you've got to be kind." - KV
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
CS has introduced us to wonderful people and helped us see the world. We haven't had a settled "home" since we first started traveling, but when we do, we look forward to hosting and helping people the same way we have been helped. Currently, we pay it forward any way we can every chance we get!
*Update - We will have a place for almost 6 months starting in May 2023 and we're excited to host!
- books you want to read more than once
-ecology and the study of critters and plants
- human rights - particular interest in ending mass incarceration/for-profit prisons and changing the immigration system
- the mechanics and history of language
- environmental issues
-music (poorly playing guitar)
- human rights
- environmental studies
- marine science
- clean energy
Music, Movies, and Books
Music -- The National, Gregory Alan Isakov, Future Islands, The Bouncing Souls, Shovels and Rope, The War On Drugs, Glass Animals, Big Thief
Books -- Franny and Zooey, Harry Potter, East of Eden, The Executioner's Song, Slaughterhouse 5, Tao Te Ching, Still Life With Woodpecker, The Soul Of An Octopus, The Kingkiller Chronicles,
I love informative books about the natural world, astrophysics, neuroscience, animals, and economics. But, I also love a good fantasy book!
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Let's swap these stories when we meet!
Teach, Learn, Share
I can teach photography, basic guitar, basic Spanish and share some good recipes. I want to learn mostly anything, to be specific.
Jon can teach piano, surfing, and some website development and general business tips.
What I Can Share with Hosts
food, laughs, stories, moments
Countries I’ve Visited
Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Belgium, Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Greece, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Scotland, Singapore, Spain, Switzerland, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam, Wales
Countries I’ve Lived In