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Get published. But in the meantime, traveling and taking pictures is nice.
Some of my most fantastic experiences have never even happened.And some pretty fantastic ones have:https://www.cameracupjournal.com
It has generally been my experience that pineapple improves everything.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
If you're looking for a free hotel...send me a message!
CS is a fantastic way for people who might not be able to afford to see the world to get a good look at it first hand. Sometimes you're in a bind; the runway catches fire at SFO. You're moving apartments and need to save your money for the safety deposit for the few days you're homeless. You just broke up with your boyfriend/girlfriend and need to stay someplace that doesn't remind you of them.
...Sometimes a free hotel is all you need.
BUT, preference given to cyclists, traveling academics, emergencies, and interesting folk just passing thru. If the only reason you're in the Bay is a San Francisco holiday, I'll admit I'm less excited to host you.
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
professional surfer - occasional host
Couch-surfed, lawn-surfed, barn-surfed, bridge-surfed; I've had a fair stretch of the planet beneath my backside.
writing, reading, photography, walking the sorts of distances most people would take an airplane for, scrabble, newspapers, rust belt cities, stubbornly resisting the 21st century, backpacking, philosophy, Thai life insurance commercials, Northern New England, tea, classical music, napping in public places, live music, California, crafting elaborate scenarios, milling around hospitals guessing the illnesses of outpatients, doing things in places where they were never intended to be done, Tom Petty music videos, Iowa, found poems
- live music
- classical music
Music, Movies, and Books
Let's keep this simple. I like:- colorful or bold movies where each shot could stand alone as a composition- music where the artist has done something genuinely musical and original- books with pages that I have to physically turn
maybe this will help:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QhARR-zmTCE
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Went 8 months without riding in a motor vehicle.
Teach, Learn, Share
Among the many services I offer, I can:
~provide vaguely witty French banter
~wittily provide vaguely Spanish banter
~make toasted flour-bacon shortbread
~forage for wild edibles in your home community
~rig a backpacking stove out of two pop cans
~converse on major world authors
~serenade you on the flute, clarinet, saxophone, guitar, banjo, mountain dulcimer, ukulele, harmonica, jaw harp, kazoo
~get maximum efficiency from two sheets of toilet paper
~carve a spoon
~skin a porcupine
Countries I’ve Visited
Canada, Sweden, Switzerland, United States
Countries I’ve Lived In
France, United States