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Jess

Boston, MA, USA

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Overview

  • 13 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Spanish; learning Russian
  • 34, Female
  • Member since 2007
  • Kindergarten Teacher
  • by the world, and the amazing experi...
  • No hometown listed
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

I want to try to enjoy every moment that I can. Sometimes I forget how short the time is that we have to spend

ABOUT ME

I am an eclectic mix of interests. I work a lot, and my job is REALLY important to me. It gives a lot of meaning to my life. Consequently, everything else just feels like gravy. My current new love is for scuba. Whenever possible I try to get in the water, especially if it means learning about the underwater ecosystems. Art is also integral to my life, whether I'm creating or appreciating it. Travel gives me reason to get up in the morning. I draw, and I walk a lot, and I try to remember what is really important in this world, since it is so easy to forget.

PHILOSOPHY

Life is too short--and I try and remind myself of this all the time just to keep me grounded.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Currently I've been sadly disconnected from CS, but I'm looking to reconnect.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I am happy to say that I have had a only GREAT couchsurfing experiences. I was hosted in Porto, Portugal; Santiago, Spain; Marrakech, Morocco; Montpellier, France; and Kauai, Hawaii. All really kind, generous and fun hosts.

Interests

scuba
travel
conservation
art
kids
watching the sky
drawing
languages
traveling (obviously)

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Probably my most memorable moment was when I was doing Habitat for Humanity in New Mexico. We woke up REALLY early to attend one of their famous balloon festivals. As the sun rose, the hot air balloons slowly filled and rose into the sky. It was an amazing sight. To make it even better, someone invited me into their balloon, and I got to see the world from a floating balloon!

What I Can Share With Hosts

I'm a very considerate and responsible surfer. I clean up after myself (and then some) and like to make a nice vegetarian dinner after a long stay! Aside from that, I love to make people laugh, and have lots of pictures and drawings to share form my adventures

Countries I've Visited

Aruba, Austria, Belize, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Ecuador, France, Ghana, Guatemala, Iceland, Ireland, Mexico, Morocco, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States, Zimbabwe

Countries I've Lived In

United States

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