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  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 50, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Thinker/Traveler/Lawyer
  • Graduate degree
  • From Iowa City Iowa
  • Profile 85% complete

About Me


To not regret anything I did not do


I gave up the office job two years ago and now telecommute for work. I wanted to find a way to make more of a societal difference in the world. In that connection I volunteer with a couple fabulous charities Room to Read ( Step Safe (, but the search continues. I want (an am)travel the world, meet interesting people and expand the ways I think. In the last two years I have been on the road more than at home. I am trying to learn Spanish, but do not seem to have a gift for foreign language. I like good coffee and good red wine and can be talked into either at any time of day. I like the which along with the weather is the dominant draw of Los Angeles. I am punctual and value that trait in other people.


There is no time like the present to do what you've been planning.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


none yet :)


Traveling, volleyball, yoga, rugby, wine, food, skiing (both water and snow), reading, hiking, running, diving, rafting, biking, poker and dancing. Not necessarily in that order.

  • dancing
  • dining
  • wine
  • red wine
  • coffee
  • yoga
  • running
  • reading
  • traveling
  • drawing
  • poker
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • scuba diving
  • skiing
  • rugby
  • volleyball
  • volunteering

Music, Movies, and Books

Pulp Fiction, The Seven Samurai, Shawshank Redemption, Juno, Il Postino, Slumdog Millionaire.

Depeche Mode; The Smiths; Billy Joel; Mozart; Bach; Talking Heads; Counting Crows; Green Day; Brazilian Girls; Dresden Dolls; most anything but country.

Neither Here nor There, The Four Hour Work Week

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Diving Osprey Reef in the Coral Sea

Countries I’ve Visited

Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, New Zealand

Countries I’ve Lived In

Argentina, United Kingdom, United States

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