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  • Fluent in English
  • 59, Female
  • Member since 2022
  • writer (see TravelingAtTheSpeedOfBike/about)
  • B.A. in English from SUNY Geneseo plus lots of life lesso...
  • From Mineola, NY, USA
  • Profile 80% complete

About Me

Hi! I'm mostly a writer but also a married empty-nest mom, gardener, bike rider, roller-skater, kitchen dancer. I'm working my way across the USA for my new book, See myTokTok at SpeedOfBike and my Instagram at TodaysNiceStranger.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I'm working my way across the USA via bike, bus, train and organic farms (WWOOFing).


  • art
  • sustainability
  • bikes
  • organic agriculture
  • climate action

Music, Movies, and Books

Fave book: Round Ireland with a Fridge
Fave movie: My Sweet Little Village

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I pivoted from a planned departure to Peace Corps Uganda (June 2020), delayed 6 x due to COVID, to a position with the CDC Foundation working with the State of Alaska Department of Health (remotely) on a project named Healthy You in 2022 which is turning out great and opening new doors

Teach, Learn, Share

I teach girls and women all over the world how to ride bikes

What I Can Share with Hosts

I can share tips about growing food and riding bikes. I also make upcycled bike tube earrings on handcrafted plantable paper that I happy to share

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Portugal, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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