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Overview

  • 2 References 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Sign Language - American; learning Hebrew (modern), Sign Language - American
  • 29, Female
  • Member since 2010
  • occupational therapist
  • NYU
  • From teaneck, NJ
  • Profile 90% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Abolish paper money, laugh and cause laughter, be content and equanimous

ABOUT ME

Tantalized by glitter-glue. Cant go more than 3 days without playing ultimate frisbee. Love to eat peanut butter.

It's been a number of years since I have been involved in couch surfing and after spending the last several years in Colorado and recently Portland, OR, it is time for me to experience something new. Regrettably never been south of Austin Texas so soon I head out with an open mind and heart to see and feel more.

PHILOSOPHY

Firstly, granola is short for "granulated ola."
Secondly, everyone is a dancer.

I need opportunities for physical activity, authentic relating with people around me, and time spent in nature. Other than this I can sway as my environment urges.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Surfed in Austin with Dane Miller who was wonderful, and in Israel. Great experiences all around. I have enjoyed going to CS meetups in other parts of the US as well including NY and Pittsburgh.

Interests

Practicing sign language and learning about Deaf culture
disability rights and respect
hockey
good spirit
frisbee
eyebrow movement

Music, Movies, and Books

Radiohead, Beck, the Kinks, Polyphonic Spree, Sufjan Stevens, Railroad Earth, Incubus, Loquat, Caribou.

Jonathan Lethem, Paul Auster, Augusten Burroughs, Haruki Murakami, Paul Rudnick

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Jumped in the lake in the winter in new england, hollowed out a spot in the ice to submerge in the waters below

Pickled burdock root to perfection

Teach, Learn, Share

Contact Improv, a bunch of unlikely frisbee throws, some good stretches for hamstrings.

What I Can Share with Hosts

An excellent objective listening ear,
Teaching some ASL, cooking and food projects

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Israel

Countries I’ve Lived In

Israel, United States

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