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Spanish, Spanish, Spanish, and pizza!!!!!
Back in New Orleans. I have just bought a sailboat, and I am living on it in my friends yard. Soon we will be sailing it. Come and play... Coffee and A Drink, and a day on the lake!! I was conceived in the splendor and decay of fall. my unborn soul soaked up the rain and wind and cold of winter, and my body accepted the growth and tender beauty that is spring. i was born from a flower. when i was little i played in the dirt, saved the worms, and ate strawberries. now as an adult, i still play in the dirt making gardens for my own strawberries to grow in. i source clay so i can make sculptures that reflect my feelings, from the rains of my conception, and body parts like the tender steams and flowers i was born among. the worms as you can see still play a large role in my life, but now instead of saving them, i show childeren how to appreciate what they do for the garden. i am learning how to play the violin or fiddle depending on how i am playing. i would like to meet others interested in the fiddle, or someone who can help me learn to play better. i adore the forests, meadows, and thickets and i spend much of my daily time with them.
"Remember what lies deep in the heart"
Native American wisdom
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I Couchsurf, tell the wonders of Couchsurfing, swell the groups numbers with extraordinary people, and am happy to meet for coffee or a drink.
i had to break one of my friends from his couch surfing days. Everyone was slandering the guy behind his back so i let him know what was up. we are still amazing friends to this day.
the best couch i surfed on was in a music practice space in Belltown Seattle, WA. i fell asleep on the drums, and awoke in heaven.
i love to Cook, and have no problem cleaning. natural sculptures, especialy those that can be lived in. artwork that reflects times influence. ceramic arts, artists, and firings. bicycles are my lifeblood: road, mountain, uni, penny farthing, fixed. Native American studies are currently filling my learning curve. learning to play the fiddle fir irish nights, and old timey porches.
Music, Movies, and Books
Calvin and Hobbes- Bill Waterson, Jack Kerouac, Neil Gaiman, Tom Robbins, Henry david Thoreau, Edgar Allen Poe,
Tom Waits, Refused, A Moon Penny Opera, the Decemberists, Devendra Banhart, Bruce Springsten, Boy Sets Fire, Wesafari, Radiohead, Built to Spill, Joanna Newsome, Casket Lottery, Bjork, NOFX, the Weakerthans, so many more, good thing i travel with all of them.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Afoot and light hearted, i take to the road. Across America on bicycle, i saw, was seen, and visited the heart. Then landed in New Orleans in 2006.
Teach, Learn, Share
i can teach you how to juggle, and make your own juggling balls. i want to learn eco building in all of its forms. i love to sculpt in clay, and enjoy sharing that passion. gardening is in my blood, i have a green thumb when its in the grass. i play the djembe and want to learn many more beats. i prefer to travel with a fiddle which i have been learning over the past year. i like to share camping experiences. there are so many amazing experiences in this world, but i am finding myself drawn to a passion that i can be fulfilled by everyday.
Countries I’ve Visited
Canada, Germany, Mexico, Panama
Countries I’ve Lived In
Costa Rica, Czech Republic, United States