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  • 12 references 5 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 43, Male
  • Member since 2006
  • To make money i'm mostly a substitute teacher.
  • I have a B.A. in physics
  • From Anchorage, AK, USA
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About Me


to love, live, be more than ego

Discover ideas that are more interesting than other ideas, while not putting thought onto any pedestal, as thoughts are neither substance nor essence. Everything has a soul, and soul is ineffable.

Promote good food. Take care of myself. Help others be the best versions of themselves they want to be. Be weird. Live consciously.


Extroverted introvert. I think too much about food. I'm extravagantly enamored of music festivals, rainbow gatherings, burning man. I have a very strong, meaningful experience of nature. I have a mild form of schizophrenia called schizotypal and believe mindset, daily habits, holistic thinking, basic connectedness, and everything wholesome are what i need.

I'm also a huge fan of Paul Stammets, hint hint. I read stuff. I write stuff. Backpacking around the U.S. for 13 months was, in all, a happy, ludicrously meaningful experience. I strive for keen foolishness and off-center wisdom. I adore open mic events. I have eyes, and fingers too, and enjoy breathing.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I do kick-ass live poetry and wash dishes. Community mindset. I ask what i have to share. Hoping to do a little hosting this year.


I slept on a couch for over a month in a very crowded, anarchist communal stronghold in Santa Cruz, California, long ago, and more recently in a similarly crowded, unheated barn and activist hub in Wassaic, New York. I've logged at least 12 months sleeping on/in couches/beds/roofs/balconies/dreams/ventilation shafts/etc in a student living co-op in Berkeley, California.

Hippie bus for two weeks, filled with way-too-many hippies.

Hosted a few times. Without exception supremely positive experience.


  • literature
  • poetry
  • festivals
  • meditation
  • gardening
  • live music
  • mathematics
  • hitchhiking
  • nature
  • spirituality
  • farming
  • foodie
  • consciousness
  • community
  • god
  • being weird
  • hippies
  • the nature of reality
  • personal health

Music, Movies, and Books

Authors who have influenced me: Tom Robbins, Harry Crews, Steve McIntosh, Yukio Mishima/,
三島由紀夫, Robert Graves, Ken Wilber, Rob Brezsny, Joel Salatin

I like live music.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Rainbow Gathering in Thailand. Burning Man. Autonomous Mutant Festival. Wwoofing. Shot a dall sheep when I was 17.

What I Can Share with Hosts

A wholesome alternative outlook.


Countries I’ve Visited

Egypt, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Laos, Thailand, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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