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  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish, Thai
  • 33, Other
  • Member since 2009
  • EFL Teacher
  • Thomas Edison State College
  • From Kentucky USA
  • Profile 55% complete

About Me

ABOUT ME

I'm in love with learning about life.

PHILOSOPHY

It doesn't matter why you do it, just how you do it.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

I think Couch Surfing is a great concept.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Yang.

Interests

Almost everything. Especially symbols, religions and worldviews, philosophy, psychology, languages...

I'm working on being more crafty... painting, creating, gardening, playing piano, cooking (vegan especially).

  • cooking
  • vegan
  • gardening
  • painting
  • drawing
  • piano
  • surfing
  • cliff jumping
  • rock climbing
  • languages
  • psychology
  • religion

Music, Movies, and Books

Books:
Cruddy. Geek Love. Half Asleep in Frog Pajamas. Sexing the Cherry. The Handmaid's Tale. Poe. Thoreau. The Law of Love. Goodnight, Mr. Tom. Cat's Cradle. Memoirs of a Geisha. The Good Earth. Oryx and Crake. The Idiot. The Maltese Falcon. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime. Paradise of the Blind. Almost all Thomas Hardy books (I'm shocked too), Notes to Myself, Empress Orchid, The Quiet American, The Satanic Verses, Sibyl, When Rabbit Howls,

Music: Iron and Wine, Jim Croce, Pink Floyd, Edie Brickell, Fiona Apple, Beth Hart, The Trail of the Dead, Drive by Truckers, Norah Jones, James Taylor, Bob Dylan, Richard Dyer-Bennet, Simon and Garfunkel, The Greatful Dead, Audioslave, Tori Amos, Sublime, things like Thunderstorm Fantasia and Forest Piano, Stewie and the Cowtones, Coldplay, Deathcab for Cutie, Frank Sinatra, les Debutantes, Lucky Pineapple, The Ya ya yas (sp?), The Cranberries, The Cardigans, Veruca Salt, K's Choice, The Violent Femmes.

Movies: The Fall, Soul Keeper, Waking Life, The Matrix, donnie darko, dangerous beauty, butterfly effect, white oleander, identity, memoirs of a geisha, big fish, sin city, 300, Moulin Rouge (all visually appealing and rich) the soul keeper (educational too!) ice age II: the meltdown, the curse of the golden flower, once, dancer in the dark

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Oh, you guys are probably adventurous and would scorn my dolphin petting, monkey meeting, ziplining, rock climbing, cliff jumping favorites... but you might think it's amazing that I've

Befriended more than one personality in one person.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you how to draw a puppy out of ovals...

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