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  • Fluent in English; learning German, Spanish
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • Software Implementation Consultatnt
  • Master's Degree
  • From Petaluma, CA, United States
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About Me

I like music a lot, I play the guitar and do some songwriting. I like traveling, I've lived in different parts of Europe for a few years now and so far it's been a great experience. I like to collect old records and instruments, but I don't have the money to do so. I try to keep things positive, I like not having plans. I love the ocean and hope to live on a boat for a while. Owning one wouldn't be so bad either, though. I also like to think of myself as likable and easy to trust.


I feel that life is something special we have, and it's important not to take it for granted. No one knows how long they will live. The important thing is to enjoy the time you have now, with the people you love, and do the things you care about most.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I've actually never stayed with another couchsurfer, when we went on trips we always had groups of 5 or so, so by numbers alone we felt couchsurfing was out. But, we had surfers from all over the world stay with us; Australia, US, Greece, Switzerland. Too many stories to tell, but all great memories.


I went into this a bit before, music, writing, reading (when I get the chance), running, beer (started brewing my own last year), rowing, tennis, global sustainability issues (I was a global studies major).

  • writing
  • dining
  • cooking
  • beer
  • running
  • drinking
  • boating
  • reading
  • traveling
  • music
  • guitar
  • tennis
  • rowing
  • software

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Team America, True Lies, Ace Ventura, Dumb and Dumber, The Patriot, Braveheart, 28 Days Later, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Battle Royal.

Music: Matt Costa, Mason Jennings, Donavon Frankenreiter, Jack Johnson, Say Anything, The Who, Led Zeppelin, The Beach Boys, The Beatles, Death Cab for Cutie, NOFX, Bad Religion, Ben Harper, Billy Joel, Blackalicious, The Books, Cat Stevens, Bob Dylan.

Books: Nothing new right now, Slaughterhouse Five, The Catcher in the Rye off the top of my head. I love One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Generic alternative I'm afraid.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Very tough question to answer. I'll think about it and if I ever stay with you ask me.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you about software implementation, if you're at all interested. Also, I know a little about a lot of things, so I guess we could prepare for Jeopardy. I'm a pretty good cook, so I could teach you to make pancakes or a steak, maybe even a green bean casserole.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Good jokes, good food, good drinks, good fun.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Mexico, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain

Countries I’ve Lived In

Austria, Germany, Hungary, India, United States

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