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  • 11 References 6 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English
  • 40, Other
  • Member since 2008
  • Barb enjoys life, serves beer and a little grapic design....
  • Ohio University
  • From Hilliard, Ohio
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About Me


To spread the good word. Love.


Ben and I are peaceful souls who love the simple things in life, good food, living creatures, music, laughter, and sunsets. I work in a restaurant/bar and am a dedicated listener of Ben's music. He plays bass for a wonderful band that is sure to shake many hips one day soon. We love to experience new things and places with beautiful people. We enjoy the outdoors, museums, bars with live music, beer in those bars, great conversation, gardening, herbs, and making things. We are quiet and considerate and smell quite nice.


It comes down to love. Treat everyone and everything with respect and care and this world will be alright.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


We've surfed a few times and have hosted a few times. Everybody has been so amazing and fun. I love it.


We've surfed a few times now, San Francisco, Seattle, Vancouver and the San Juan Islands. They've all be really wonderful times and have created many great memories. We've hosted some super cool people and can't wait host more!


Life. Good music. Documentaries. Non-fiction literature. Moon. Stars. Sun. Clouds. Philosophyzing. Art. Poetry. Making a difference. Making music. Sewing. Good food. Wine. New Beer. Love. Laughter. People. Good coffee. Earth and it's creatures. Sky. Gardening. Building a self-sustainable farm someday. Festivals. Dancing (drunken mostly). Thinking. Supporting local businesses. Places without helicopters. Writing. Trees. Photography. Digital Macro. Everything good in this world.

  • arts
  • writing
  • literature
  • poetry
  • photography
  • documentaries
  • festivals
  • dancing
  • dining
  • wine
  • beer
  • coffee
  • gardening
  • juggling
  • music
  • live music
  • guitar
  • outdoor activities

Music, Movies, and Books

Books: Ishmael by Daniel Quinn. Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold. Original Wisdom by Robert Wolff. The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan.

Music: Andrew Bird, Regina Spektor, My Morning Jacket, Nick Drake, Mississippi John Hurt, Cat Power, The Even Dozen Jug Band, Jeff Buckley, Stan Getz, Howlin' Wolf, Joni Mitchell, Mose Allison, Toots and the Maytals, Augustus Paulo, Os Mutantes, Ray Lamontagne, Sam Cook, Sly and the Family Stone, Susan Tedeschi, Wilco, tons of local music, the list could go on...anything that moves my soul.

Movies: Little Miss Sunshine, Across the Universe, Pans Labyrinth, Man on Wire, Goonies, The Last Waltz, Milk

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I saw the sunset. That dang sun gets prettier every day.

Teach, Learn, Share

how to make a latte. how to play bass and guitar. share stories. how to juggle. share good times. learn to play my banjo.

Countries I’ve Visited

Canada, France, Ireland, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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