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Overview

  • 2 References 2 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 60, Other
  • Member since 2015
  • Nonprofit Consultant & Life Coach, Jewelry Designer/G...
  • BS Journalism & MA Conscious Evolution
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About Me

"If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading."
— Lao Tsu

We are in our mid fifties. We grow organic food, have a regular meditation and yoga practice, enjoy hiking, breaking bread with friends and engaging in deeper conversations about life. We try to live an environmentally caring, socially just and fulfilling life. We live simply and minimally.

Over the years we both have facilitated workshops and symposiums that support others' life journeys. We have worn the hat of parent, teacher, student, caregiver, fundraiser, community leader, artist, activist, friend.

While we do not travel much these days and have been trying to minimize our carbon footprint, between the two of us in past years we have visited England, France, Italy, Croatia, Japan, Peru, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Canada, several islands and many locations throughout the US.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

We are new to couchsurfing!

When traveling, we like to meet new people and engage on a deeper level with those who are local to the areas we visit.

We also want to avoid supporting large corporate hotels when possible.

Interests

In addition to the above, reading, writing, dancing, hosting community gatherings, spending time with family, meeting new people. Vegetarian, gluten and dairy free cooking. We are part of a regular integral life practice group and are exploring various intentional communities with the plan of co-creating community with others who wish to "bring forth the more beautiful world our hearts know is possible."

  • writing
  • dancing
  • dining
  • cooking
  • recipes
  • vegetarian
  • organic food
  • yoga
  • meditation
  • reading
  • traveling
  • hiking
  • teaching

Music, Movies, and Books

Music of most genres from blues, jazz & rock to indigenous/Icaros and kirtan, and everything in between.

Unique and creative movies that explore humanity and nature at their best and worst, indie movies.

Autobiographies and books that explore integral and evolutionary theory.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Bringing children into the world and nurturing them into adulthood, and caring for and hospicing aging parents.

Teach, Learn, Share

Cooking, meditation and over 110 years of combined wisdom from lives well lived. Good listeners and conversationalists. Want to learn whatever is offered by life and our hosts.

What I Can Share with Hosts

Gluten free vegetarian recipes.

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, Costa Rica, Croatia, England, France, Italy, Japan, Nicaragua, Peru

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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