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Overview

  • 16 References 15 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Hebrew (modern)
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • Starsailor
  • No education listed
  • From Philadelphia, PA
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Keep on movin'

ABOUT ME

I am currently employed with the Department of Labor in Wilmington, Delaware.

Here are some other highlights of my history:
*Spent a year living in Montana, performing forestry and working with local youth.
*Worked on organic farms in Ireland and Sweden for one summer.
*Lived in Los Angeles for 6 months, working as a part-time teacher and college instructor
*Studied at university in Philly, England, and Israel.
*Worked as a substitute teacher.
*Have a degree in Criminal Justice.

I pretty much try to appreciate everything and live by the motto "I'll try anything once." I love all sorts of music, from jazz to country.

I like to cook, walk, bike write, read, garden, and sing to myself. My favorite food is soup- no specific soup, just soup in general.

I've met some great people through couchsurfing, and I look forward to meeting some more.

PHILOSOPHY

I live life to learn, to change, to take chances.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I crashed on a few couches in Spain, France, and England. Met some quality folks in the process.

Interests

I am interested in anything and everything new and surprising, extraordinary and unusual, strange and wonderful.

  • singing
  • dining
  • cooking
  • instructor
  • gardening
  • music
  • jazz
  • cycling
  • rock climbing
  • teaching
  • forestry
  • history

Music, Movies, and Books

Music:
Hank Williams, Burt Bacharach, Aimee Mann, Warren Zevon, Harry Chapin, Charlie Byrd.

Movies:
12 Angry Men, Factotum, Full Metal Jacket, Amadeus, Breaking the Waves, I'm Not There

Books:
Demian by Hermann Hesse, Youth in Revolt by C.D. Payne, Post Office by Charles Bukowski, The World According to Garp and A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving, Portnoy's Complaint by Philip Roth, The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test by Tom Wolfe

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

-Climbing to the summit of a mountain in Montana in knee-deep snow.
-My sister's wedding at Point Reyes National Seashore.
-The Phillies winning the World Series.
-Bike trip from Philly to Maryland in 98-degree heat.

Countries I’ve Visited

Ireland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Israel, United Kingdom, United States

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