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take it all in and then let go of it
I am constantly moving back and forth between urban and rural environments. My earliest memories take place on the family farm where i grew up and i still take just as much pleasure digging in the dirt now as i did then. I love rural environments because i like to live simply, i like doing things myself from scratch. But i also feel drawn to cities - to museums, to street art, to libraries,to colliding cultures and ideas.
It is in your self-interest to find a way to be tender.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
Rather than staying in a hostel and just wandering around main streets, Couchsurfing brings you into the orbit of interesting, friendly folks who give you a whole new view of a city.
The best way to travel!
planting seeds and compost in all its forms, environmental activism, cooperatives, women's and peasant movements.
i like folk art, insects, bicycles, treehouses, bee hives, frozen eyelashes in wintertime, bonfires, sewing, board games, mountains, the ocean, experimenting and triumphing, experimenting and trying again.
Music, Movies, and Books
Books: Roald Dahl, Tolstoy, David Mitchell, Vonnegut,
Music: Joanna Newsom, Clap your hands say yeah, Islands, Bjork, Wolf Parade, Alanadale, The Books, Akron/Family, Bill Callahan, The Mountain Goats
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
All manner of food harvesting and preservation: from farms to boats to dumpsters. I like to eat almost as much as i love a good adventure.
Teach, Learn, Share
i can teach fermenting, sprouting, canning and many other food related things. i know some things about fishing, raising animals, carpentry, butchery, bikes, herbal medicine, DIY printing/self publishing, etc.
I want to learn more herbal remedies, languages - nepali in particular, agricultural skills, beekeeping, bicycle powered machines, handicrafts, graffiti, etc.
Countries I’ve Visited
Germany, Hungary, India, Nepal, Scotland, United Kingdom, United States