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Being a foreigner is awesome
Somewhat educated, somewhat traveled, bored at work, and very laid back. I grew up in New York, but have lived in New Orleans and Northern Ireland. I am currently residing in DC which has been homebase for the last nine years.
I work as a project manager for a translations company. I'm not a translator unfortunately and can only speak Spanish (terribly).
I have spent various pieces of the last several years in Derry, Northern Ireland. I studied there a while back, and like to chill there when the God of Telecommuting alloweth. I find that Derrymen's diets, values, lifestyles, and bad habits are well tuned to mine.
I love travel, music, movies, video games, National Geographic, books when attention span permits and walking everywhere.
I am a New York Red Sox fan (3rd generation, dues long since paid) I will be a Red Sox fan from birth to death.
I used to have something about hating work here, but I actually like my job for the most part. I'm working on getting a new philosophy.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
Haven't had the pleasure to surf yet, but I've hosted a bunch of cool people.
Never surfed but hosted a bunch of people. So far no freaks.
*Hypocrites and severely jaded people
*Ireland and people from Ireland
*Music of all kinds (hip-hop, reggae, classic rock, electronic, really most everything)
*(2004 AND 2007 WORLD CHAMPION) Red Sox
*Partying, relaxing, enjoying my time not working
*Spending time with my friends
Music, Movies, and Books
Movies - Freddie Got Fingered, The Thin Red Line, American Psycho, Three Kings, 28 Days Later, Chopper, City of God
Music (at time of writing, changes weekly) - The Queers, Beach Boys, Misfits, St, Vincent, Brazilian Girls, Wu-Tang etc.
Books - Steppenwolf, Borrowed Light, The Periodic Table, Eureka Street, Dangerous Places, Man's Search for Meaning, Wu-Tang Manual, American Psycho, Glamorama
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
hiked mount st. helens before it blew up a couple years ago.
completed the ODH 100k.
lived in New Orleans
Teach, Learn, Share
I like showing people around my city, whichever it might be at the time. If at all possible, I like to give the grand tour to people staying on my couch.