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  • 35 References 25 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Malagasy, Spanish
  • 38, Female
  • Member since 2009
  • Dreamer
  • M.S. Biology
  • From Live Oak, FL, USA
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About Me


Enjoying life and planning more adventures


I am a perpetual student and opportunistic teacher. I'm laid-back and passionate, adventurous and lazy; I love to explore the outdoors and snuggle up in a blanket to read a book. I'm pretty much up for whatever.


do what makes you happy now; push the limits of your comfort zone; try everything in life that's worth trying

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I take pictures, make videos and write stories.


I can't believe how many amazing people are out there. so far everyone i've met through couchsurfing has rocked my world!


laughing, dancing, singing, music, movies, social justice, slimy animals, climbing, surfing, biking, boarding, food, wine

  • animals
  • books
  • singing
  • dancing
  • salsa dancing
  • swing dancing
  • dining
  • breakfast
  • wine
  • drinking
  • movies
  • music
  • outdoor activities
  • cycling
  • surfing
  • rock climbing
  • teaching

Music, Movies, and Books

LOTR, The Power of One, The Alchemist, The Life of Pi, Man's Search for Meaning, A Short History of Nearly Everything, Ishmael
Crichton, Murakami, Malcolm Gladwell, Michener

The Matrix, Amelie, I heart Huckabees, The Lion King, Darjeeling Limited, Life is Beautiful, Snatch, So I Married an Axe Murderer, Blade

Bad Religion, Operation Ivy, Sleater-Kinney, U2, Tori Amos, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Ani Difranco, Old Crow Medicine Show, Dispatch, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Jurassic 5, Digable Planets, Billie Holiday, Ozomatli, Bassnectar, St. Germain, Air, Vendetta Red, TV on the Radio, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Sailed across the Pacific ocean

Teach, Learn, Share

food is a great way to connect, whether it be eating breakfast at a cafe or a homemade meal with good wine

What I Can Share with Hosts

great food and drinks spots, salsa dancing, swing dancing, local music and comedy

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Brazil, Canada, England, Germany, Guatemala, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malawi, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, Scotland, Tanzania, Zambia

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, Madagascar, Mexico, South Africa, United States

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