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  • 166 references 146 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 53, Male
  • Member since 2004
  • Retired Airline Crew Member
  • Liscensed Psychiatric Therapist
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About Me

No smokers in or outside the house I Read my profile and information about my home before sending a request Let me know you have read it Couch surfing is not a free place to stay or crash its a lifestyle/ cultural exchange Why would you like to stay with me I enjoy getting to know my guest and showing you my wonderful city ABOUT ME . Iam very eclectic, open minded, spontaneous, generous, spiritual person.Well grounded with a very outgoing personality friendly and a very kind person PHILOSOPHY The world is an abundance of possibilities, and the limits are those we self impose The difference between a tourist and a traveler is the tourist seeks comfort while the traveler seeks adventure and takes more risk

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

My house is not for people looking for a cheap place nor if you are relocating to Charlotte looking for temporary housing HOW I PARTICIPATE Its in the quiet of our own homes that we slow down enough to learn immensley from each other Couchsurfing is not a free hostel or crash pad Leaving with a mutual of friendship, trust, and time well spent is a succesful couchsurfer COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE I originally met the mother of one of the founders who on a flight from London to DC who told me about Couchsurfing I hosted many people between 2001 until 2010 Started hosting again in 2015 Ive housed many couchsurfers and altho some come as strangers most leave become lifetime friends to keep in contact with


Cooking, traveling, live music venues, theatre, art, sports, religion,sports antique collecting Dementia Action Alliance Advisory Council Board member Western chapter of the Alzhemiers Association

  • arts
  • cooking
  • marathon
  • traveling
  • music
  • live music
  • sports
  • olympics
  • religion

Music, Movies, and Books

Jazz, R&B, New age,Classical, Country,
World music,Soul, latin

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I participated in a docu series that won an Emmy I was featured in SonjaGuptas latest book about the brain Met Princess Diana at the London Lighthouse
Attended the Olympics in Greece and Rio
Climbed table mountain in South Africa
Ran the Los Angeles marathon in 1987
Met Mohammed Ali and Pele on a different flights I was working
Watched the New Years fireworks display in Rio 2017
Appeared as a guest twice on the Oprah show 2010
Sang for Martin Luther King at the Washington Cathedral his last sermon before he was assasinated In April 1968
Attended Richard Nixons Inauguration and Ball as a guest
Met the Dr Peter Paul Reed.who wrote the book Alive about the peru plane crash and what they did to survive
Met Tupac Shakur in 1994l
Saw Queen in concert 1976
Spoke at the first memory cafe in Capetown South Africa
Met Estell Getty who played sophia on the golden girls
Patch Adams Dr who dressed like a clown
Was a guest on GMA and the Today show
Saw Elton John in a solo concert with just him and piano
Have a painting of Cher at 16 years old by Tony Mafia
I received a nomination to the military academy at West Point

Teach, Learn, Share

Had the pleasure of hosting Timber Hawkeye the author of Buddist Bootcamp and Faithfull Religioness I highly recommend reading this books and then passing them on to your friends

What I Can Share with Hosts

Much experience in traveling and human interactions and behaviour

Countries I’ve Visited

Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, England, France, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Guyana, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kuwait, Mexico, Montenegro, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nigeria, Northern Ireland, Norway, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Puerto Rico, Romania, Russian Federation, San Marino, Scotland, South Africa, Spain, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Uganda, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vatican City State, Virgin Islands, U.S.

Countries I’ve Lived In

Australia, Brazil, United States

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