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Ryan Moore

Des Plaines, Illinois, United States

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Overview

  • 22 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Ever-changing. The vocabulary of con...
  • ...happens through my relationships.
  • From Chicago, Chicago, that toddlin' town...
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Live life the best way I know how

ABOUT ME

I think this world is beautiful. Every morning the sun comes up and the beauty begins all over again and that strikes me as miraculous.

I like people. I think we're an amazing bunch of bewildered bi-peds, and I learn more from connecting to my fellow monkeys than I ever have from any book.

Sharing good conversation and good food, sharing harmonies and rhythms, or sharing poetry are most especially my favorites.

PHILOSOPHY

Whatever we believe plays itself out in our everyday lives... operative word being "play." I think a lot about what I believe when I'm alone, when I'm sharing time with someone I'd rather just hang out, laugh a lot, and have fun. Of course, I'm happy to wax metaphysical until the sun comes up too.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Been dancing, writing poetry, and loving music for years, now I'm doing it on the go! Traveling in & around Australia while studying TaKeTiNa, (http://taketina.com/?TaKeTiNa_Is) so chances are for the next 2 years I'll mostly be surfing.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I used to live in a big ol' Chicago apartment, so we had people crashing all the time... mostly friends of friends. Been crashing while traveling & encountered nothing but kindness.

Interests

Quantum physics. Ice cream. Spoken word. skydiving. hiphop. percussion. beats. beatboxing. dancing. footworking. breakdancing. handstands. friendship. kissing. fruit. (esp. blueberries.) grains. (esp. amaranth.) coconut. CHOCOLATE. triplets. (the notes, not the kids.) drumming. house. dj-ing. sustainability. artism. autism. love. friendship. romance. consciousness. self-awareness. god. goddess. meditation. prayer.

Music, Movies & Books

"I and Thou" by Martin Buber. The poetry of Rumi, A.K.A. Mawlana. "The Gift" by Hafiz. "Anam Cara" by John O'Donohue. etc...

One Amazing Thing I've Done

April 14th, 2012 - solo all-night meditation vigil on the rocky shores of a beach near Otford, NSW, Australia.

After watching the waves, the stars, the moon, and the clouds, the sunrise the next morning made my little human heart explode with joy.

Teach, Learn, Share

Happy to share what I know about dancing, contact improv, percussion, poetry, meditation, cooking, acro-yoga...

Countries I've Visited

Australia, New Zealand

Countries I've Lived In

United States

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