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saving for a round the world excursion
an american living in wellington. originally from the chicago area. staying in nz until they deport me.
currently on a mission to go to 50 countries by the time i am 50. got a ways to go!!
i constantly shock people when I tell them how old I am.
trying to bring back the word "righteous" and "fine" (when describing a good-looking person). please help me.
new people, places, and experiences invigorate me.
i love pirate jokes, especially the real lame ones.
i am sucker for trivia and black coffee.
i love telling stories and having peolpe tell me theirs.
my parents and brothers are awesome.
i loathe bananas.
non sum solus.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
i couchsurfed all around new zealand sept and oct of 2008. have not been so active since settling in wellington. trying to get back into it again.
starting hosting again in 2011.
surfed in europe and in the usa. love it. great to meet the people that live there and see the country from their perspective. i get better a sense of the community and appreciate it more.
new zealand. travel. history. films. music. coffee. family. jeopardy. laughing. writing. people. kiddos. books. languages.
Music, Movies, and Books
film: goonies. waterfront. jaws. braveheart. psycho. et. big lebowski. godfather. east of eden.
music: zep. queen. conchords. beatles. regina. mr taylor.josh ritter. the weepies. franz. elliot smith. dispatch. g love/ johnny cash. cat stevens.
books: slaughterhouse five. notes from underground. catcher in the rye. brave new world. me talk pretty one day. bfg.
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
grand canyon. still not convinced its real. looks too perfect.
cape reinga in new zealand. its pretty awesome.
Teach, Learn, Share
i am the best apple-bobber in the world. never been beaten. i challenge anyone, anytime, anywhere. that is truly the only skill i have mastered. and i mastered it when i was seven.
Countries I’ve Visited
Canada, Czech Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Switzerland, United Kingdom
Countries I’ve Lived In
New Zealand, United States