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Overview

  • 15 References 12 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 68, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • finish carpenter, garlic farmer,ecovillage developer ,Tro...
  • by experiance
  • From Bainbradge Island Wa. USA
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

to leave this planet / camping spot in better condition than it was when I arrived.

ABOUT ME

The mountians are my church and nature is my religion. I like having my feet in the soil. I like to engage with people on many subjects. I have raised 4 children, adults now! I'm a political/ enviromental activist. I've been arrested twice and tear gassed once while protesting.
I've been involved and living in intentional communities for 20+ years. see: ptecovillage.org , my latest project. The first house I built for my self and family was made with 75% recycled materals. My next one, I hope, will be with strawbales with an earthen floor and a living roof.

PHILOSOPHY

eat. sleep. and be nice. Take responcibility for my own actions and bad spellin

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Opening my Home to strangers

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

has been very positive. Both as a surfer in europe and a Host to travelers stoping in my small town on there way to somewhere else.

Interests

Almost everything under the sun

  • wine
  • camping
  • religion

Music, Movies, and Books

films: all sorts esp. those made out side the U.S.A. music: anything I can dance to and flail my arms and legs around.
books: that inform me, si-fi,and mysteries

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

helping with my childrens birth and a friends birthing.

Teach, Learn, Share

share: organic farming, wine making, canning, carpentry, intentional community building, growing herbs, nonviolent communication, polyamory.
learn: welding, strawbale building, graywater systems and wind generation

Countries I’ve Visited

Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Philippines, Spain, United Kingdom, United States, Viet Nam

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

Old School Badges

  • Vouches
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