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making beautiful things
Curious, candid, a lover of art, music, literature, and film. I also enjoy cocktails. Drummer in the Detroit Party Marching Band, writer, explorer.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
I've hosted folks from as far as Italy and as close as New York, and surfed in Poland, Hungary, Ukraine, Montreal, and more.
Finding and/or making opportunities to dance.
Music, Movies, and Books
Movies: Paris Texas, Rushmore, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Dreamers, Magnolia, Two or Three Things I Know About Her, L'Avventura, Blow-Up, Lawrence of Arabia
Music: Otis Redding, Nina Simone, Tom Waits, Animal Collective, Neutral Milk Hotel, Brian Eno, Brian Wilson, Blind Lemon Jefferson
Books: Joan Didion, Amy Hempel, Raymond Carver, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Flannery O'Connor, Alice Munro, Susan Sontag, Frank O'Hara
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
I got to see the General Sherman, a giant sequoia tree that is the largest single stem organism on Earth, during the first snowfall of the year — and no one else was around.
Teach, Learn, Share
Teachable skills: knitting, bookbinding, drumming, harmonizing, driving a manual transmission, and more!
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom
Countries I’ve Lived In