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Overview

  • 47 references 36 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, French
  • 34, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • hipster/bureaucrat
  • University of Minnesota
  • From Fargo, like the movie
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About Me

ABOUT ME

I'm a lesbian, vegetarian Minnesotan. I moved to Minneapolis six years ago for school, where I studied French and Political Science, graduating in 2009. I now spend half my time at a job I love and the other half romping around a city I love, soaking up all the local tunes and brews I can.

PHILOSOPHY

"This sky where we live is no place to lose your wings, so love love love." - Hafiz

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I host as often as possible and try to show my surfers what Minneapolis is all about. When I get to surf, I really feel like I have friends all over the world and the community is there for me. I also love introducing new people to the wonders of the couchsurfing project.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Surfing:
Ball Hall in Chicago with Tara and Mark
Lauryn in Ottawa
Kestrel in Ottawa
Aaron in Ottawa

Host:
Derek from Seattle
Ian from Baltimore
Sam from Paris
Wil from Australia
Ryan, Dustin and Phil from VA with Ralph from Amsterdam
Marina and friends from Ukraine and Mexico
Matt from the UK and Bex from New Zealand
Janos from NYC
Dustin from CA
Dave from London
Amied from Australia
Drew and Alyssa from PA with Amanda from NJ
Jaka and Nina from Slovenia
Rodolphe from Martinique
Karly and Steph from NE
Billy the Skydiver
Louise from France and Ashtyn from MN
Katie and Co. from Canada
Jess from Colorado
Matty from Chicago
Titus from Iowa
Drew and Lee from Florida
Ben from Virginia
Robert from Berlin
Mike and Brian from Boston
Reinier from the Netherlands
Pat and Christian from Chicago
Adam from Chicago
Charline from France
Karly (again!) and Cassie from NE
Joe and Brett from WI
Michael, Joshua, Brendan and David from Sydney
Mat from WI via NZ
Seth from Philly
Blair from Alabama
Dean from Melbourne
Rebecca from NJ
Eleanor from MN
David from FL
Xander and Elliot from Baltimore

Interests

Reading, music, film, French, travel, couchsurfing, writing, Minneapolis, being gay, art, tattoos, microbrews, public transportation, second-hand shops, my record player, collecting mustache paraphenalia

  • arts
  • writing
  • books
  • tattoos
  • cheese
  • vegetarian
  • reading
  • traveling
  • music
  • surfing
  • bungee jumping
  • skydiving
  • political science
  • science

Music, Movies, and Books

Movies: Being John Malkovitch, Drop Dead Gorgeous, Best in Show, Amores Perros, The Chaser, The 400 Blows

TV Shows: 30 Rock, Modern Family, Parks and Recreation

Music: Alabama Shakes, Sleigh Bells, Dessa, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Books: The Shock Doctrine, Mrs. Dalloway, The Jungle, 1984, No Logo, Autobiography of Red, Matilda

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I translated a book
moshed with Lady Gaga
got stitches without painkillers
danced through the soles of my shoes at Lollapalooza
bungee jumped when I was 12

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you some French, how to make swoon-worthy cream cheese wontons, and how to become a master at parallel parking.

I would love for someone to teach me how to play the harmonica that I have.

Couchsurfers have taught me how to make lasagna and how to roll my own cigarettes.

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, France, Italy, Mexico, Monaco, Morocco, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

France, United States

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