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  • Fluent in English
  • 40, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • arts center director
  • BA from Western WA University
  • From Mt Vernon, WA, USA (hour north of Seattle)
  • Profile 55% complete

About Me


on an adventure in New Zealand & Australia...


from my facebook:

Favorite Quotations:
“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and all science. He to whom this emotion is a stranger, who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed.”-Albert Einstein

i like: slow food. culinary arts. venue & event design. films. hi-fidelity music. brain science. social psychology. vineyards. sitting. running. the ocean. rope swings. volleyball, surfing, mt biking, hiking mountains, swimming in lakes, riding horses, digging in the dirt.

Favorite Music:
Sigur Ros, Album Leaf, Bon Iver, Emmylou Harris, Innocence Mission, Iron & Wine, Damien Jurado, Antony & Johnsons, Cello, Opera, Andrew Bird, Blonde Redhead, Rilo Kiley, Fleet Foxes, Shins, Daniel Johnston, Neko Case, Radiohead, Hot Chip, Jenny Lewis & Watson Twins, Ratatat, Justice, Feist, Sufjan Stevens, Jeremy Enigk, John Vanderslice, The Lonely Forest, Isaac Marion's Moon Colony, Postal Service, Page France, Carissa's Weird, Silversun Pickups, Mates of State, fun remixes. and -

Favorite TV Shows:
The Office, Arrested Development, Lost, Flight of the Conchords

Favorite Movies:
Science of Sleep, Bottlerocket, Punchdrunk Love, Eternal Sunshine, Life is Beautiful, Huckabees, Braveheart, The Mission, Memento, Officespace, Vitus, The Corporation, Elephant, Darjeeling Limited, Dark Knight, City of God, Life Aquatic, The Royal Tennenbaums

Favorite Books:
The Road, The Alchemist, Mountains Beyond Mountains, Time Travelers Wife, Cats Cradle, All the pretty horses, Warm Bodies & The Inside & Anna (all 3 by Isaac Marion), The Brain that Changes Itself, Care of the Soul, Song of Albion trilogy, The Great Good Place, Passionate Declarations (Howard Zinn), Dark Tower series, C.S Lewis' space trilogy, In Defense of Food, The Rise of the Creative Class, Celebrating the Third Place

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


just heard about it from friends who use the program a fair bit and host as well


  • cats
  • horses
  • arts
  • books
  • design
  • dining
  • wine
  • running
  • movies
  • tv
  • music
  • opera
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • surfing
  • volleyball
  • swimming
  • psychology
  • science
  • lakes
  • mountains

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

helped finish a clinic in Honduras... first light bulb, last brick in well, last piece of roofing... wow...

Countries I’ve Visited

Iceland, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Haiti, Honduras, United States

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