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  • 29 References 23 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning German
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2010
  • Student/Tutor/Online Educator
  • B.S. Physics, M. Eng. Acoustics
  • From Columbus, NJ
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About Me


I rely on hospitality while traveling, so I'll happily offer the same.


I am a student in NC State's Physics Graduate Program going for a Ph.D. I suppose I'm a scientist at heart, but in my spare time I delve in arts such as music, photography, animation and film. I've been playing guitar for over a decade and I've developed a quite eclectic music taste in addition to an appreciation of almost any genre of music. Queen is by far my favorite band, but I have also a great respect for improvisational styles like jazz and bluegrass as well as good songwriting.

I make internet videos on Science, Food, Travel and more! Go to http://www.youtube.com/thepointstudios to watch them!

Other than that, I found a love for good food (I cook) and craft beer (I brew) and I try to get in a game of tennis when I can.


Traveling keeps life interesting and new people and experiences broaden one's mind.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I found a love for the road a few years ago. It's great to have a place to crash besides a hotel or campsite (I still recommend camping, I love camping on a trip). So if you'd let me sleep on your couch, I'd let you sleep on mine. My door's always open.


I like maps. I like people. Here's a map of the various places I've traveled and the various people I've met so far: https://goo.gl/QmwSKV CouchSurfing makes this possible.


Traveling, Road Trips, People, Beer, Food, Breads, Sandwiches, Animation/Film, Good Movies, Bad Movies, Physics, Acoustics, Tennis, Music, Guitar, Jazz, Bluegrass, Cards, Spades, Drop Four, Photography

  • arts
  • photography
  • dining
  • cooking
  • beer
  • vegetarian
  • movies
  • traveling
  • music
  • jazz
  • guitar
  • camping
  • tennis
  • animation
  • cartography
  • physics
  • science
  • road trips
  • parks

Music, Movies, and Books

There's nothing like the live music experience.
Here's ten great things I've seen recently:
Bobby Hicks, Tony Williamson & Ron Shuffler
Billy Strings & Don Julin
The Dukes of Dixieland
Rudi Richard's Rambling Racoons
Rohan Krishnamurthy
Railroad Earth
Howard Levy
John Scofield

I regularly update this one:

2010: Odyssey Two, The Airman and the Carpenter, The Count of Monte Cristo, Ender's Game, The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, The Princess Bride

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I spent a month and 10,000 miles driving around the US. I got to see my country and experience the road. A flavor of America, it's cities, national parks, and breweries. Then I did another 5 trips over 3,000 miles because I couldn't get enough! I'm at 47 US states and counting!

Teach, Learn, Share

I believe the sandwich is the most elegant form of food. It is the most versatile and most complete. I am willing to prepare, teach, and consume any of my personal creations with any willing to enjoy them (including many tastes from vegetarian to the best hamburger you will ever have).

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Mexico, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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