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Overview

  • 6 References 5 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 29, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • Quality Assurance for Lighting compay
  • Associates Degree
  • From south holland, IL United States
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

To explore the world we live in. To experience life. To love every moment of it.

ABOUT ME

Aiyana (Kasie) and I are on a continuous adventure to become our best selves. We are constantly learning and know there is so much to gain from every experience. We are active, fun loving, peaceful, open-minded individuals. We love connecting with people; hearing about their experiences, their philosophy on life and their perspective on anything. We believe there is so much insight that can be gained from conversation and communion with anyone.
We are very much about personal development on every level; physical, emotional, mental, spiritual, and communal. We want to learn all there is to learn! We love new experiences, cultures, and foods. We are willing to try most anything at least once!
We care a lot about the environment and humanity, and we are always seeking to help in the advancement of both in any way that we can.

PHILOSOPHY

Love everyone, respect all living things, take care your body, take care of the world you live in, speak truth, promote peace.

-"Realization without Utilization is Futile."

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

Couchsurfing is a great way to meet people who live in the area when traveling to a new place. I use couchsurfing because I enjoy connection with new people and hearing their stories. My wife and I enjoy traveling and couchsurfing has been an amazing resource, not only for places to stay but also as a way to connect with people.

Interests

We love to hike in beautiful environments; nature is something that really inspires us. We also like to run, bike and climb.
Community spiritual activities are also something that is very inspiring to us. Drum circles, meditations, yoga, kundalini exercises, and anything that has to do with the spiritual/metaphysical. We would love to visit more spiritual land marks.
As for our hobbies, we have a variety: we definitely love deep conversation, especially when it happens around a campfire; we like to play games; read; draw; paint; watch movies; listening to or making music is awesome, we have a Native American wooden flute; we love to play disc golf!; we are pretty much down for any activity as long as it is engaging and you are enthusiastic about it!

  • environment
  • yoga
  • running
  • walking
  • movies
  • traveling
  • cars
  • socializing
  • painting
  • drawing
  • music
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • golf

Music, Movies, and Books

Books: Jitterbug Perfume, Skinny Legs and All, Sidartha, The Only Dance There Is, Blue like Jazz, the China Study, Through Painted Deserts, Dune, The Prophet, The Alchemist, Born to Run, Zen Mind Beginners mind, If You Want to Write, Bird by Bird
Movies: Lord of the Rings, Waking life, What the Bleep?!, Fight Club, Inception, Ip Man, Avatar, The Matrix, Star wars, What We Do in the Shadows, Serendipity, Star Dust, Baron Munchausen, Amelie, Spirited Away, Princess Monoke,
Music: Tom Petty, John Lennon, Queens of the Stone Age, Tool, Rob Zombie, Three Days Grace, Korn, Oasis, NeedtoBreathe, the Beatles

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

We went to Tassajara Hot Springs and Zen Mountain Center in the Ventana Wilderness just south of the Bay Area of California. We were there for 2 weeks. It was 12 miles down a winding gravel road, deep in a secluded valley. Being out in the wilderness and silence was more peaceful than we could have ever imagined it to be. There were no sounds of cars, no advertisements, no one yelling... it was so peaceful that at most times you could hear the creek rippling through. None of the distractions from everyday life were around. No cell phones, no TVs, no radios, no internet. It was just pure experience of people and nature the entire time. So amazing.

Another awesome experience was hiking through the old growth Redwood forests. It is like being inside a fairy tale. The whole time we were hiking, we were just thinking how it wouldn't be surprising to see an elf, a fairy, a hobbit, or an Ent walking through. So green, so peaceful, and so magical :)

Teach, Learn, Share

Aiyana (Kasie) and I can share our story. We grew up in IL, I was in the Marine Corps for four years, We moved to California, Worked on Organic Farms, Occupy, Went to Rainbow Gatherings, Lighting in a Bottle, Lived in a 15 person community for 2 years, and lots more.

We would also love to hear your story and the lessons you've learned along the way!

What I Can Share with Hosts

I can share an open heart, open mind, and a listening ear. Aiyana (Kasie) and I are also very respectful and would be happy to help with meals and clean up.

Countries I’ve Visited

Iraq, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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