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Jackie Becks

Lawrence, Kansas, United States

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Overview

  • 1 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 41, Female
  • Member since 2008
  • Customer Service
  • Bachelor of Arts
  • From Parsons, KS
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

2009: There will be ups and downs, but it's important to remember you're on your own beautiful journey and once you're on it you have to see it through to its conclusion and try to never be afraid to do anything because what is the worse that can happen?

ABOUT ME

black, female, fat chick, 30something, college graduate, daughter, old maid, oldest child, big sister, music snob, movie lover, native kansan, moody, highly opinionated, assertive, single, liberal, feminist, independent, loyal, smart, writer, reader, sarcastic, grammar whore, nonconformist, shoe lover, dry sense of humor, classic rock fan, wanna be hippie, workin' joe, tragically unhip,

"Sure baby, my kung-fu's the best." - Frohike

"If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to."
Dorothy Parker

"Success is to be measured not so much by the position that one has reached in life as by the obstacles which he has overcome." -- Booker T. Washington (1856 - 1915)

"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education."--Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

"As long as you derive inner help and comfort from anything, keep it."--Mahatma Gandhi

"There will be ups and downs, but it's important to remember you're on your own beautiful journey and once you're on it you have to see it through to its conclusion and try to never be afraid to do anything because what is the worse that can happen?" - Jonathan Rhys Meyers

PHILOSOPHY

"Fortune favors the bold"--Virgil

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I'm new. Love to travel and visit new places.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

No couch surfing per se, but I have spent the night on more than one sofa in my lifetime.

Interests

absolutely fabulous, action movies, american dad, black history, equal rights, feminism, football, hippies, history, ken burns documentaries, led zeppelin, movies, muscle cars, music, nfl, politics, reading, scrubs, shoes, tattoos, the beatles, the doors, traveling,

Music, Movies & Books

Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, The Doors, The Beatles, Blondie, Steve Miller Band. I'm a neo-hippy.

Anything by Stephen King. I also dig John Grisham. Ed McBain 87th precinct mysteries and Michael Criton.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Seen the ball drop on the Greenwich Mean Time clock in England during a walking tour.

Countries I've Visited

United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

United States

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