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Overview

  • 7 references 4 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 44, Male
  • Member since 2011
  • boat crew
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

if you always do as you've always done, you'll always have what you always had

ABOUT ME

LIFE is beautiful.

i love the ocean. coffee. spicy food. yoga. creativity. projects. spanish. 50 foot cliffs. creativity. i am inspired to continually remove myself from my comfort zone. thankful for everything. always hold the vision, always trust the process.

connectivity. It's what this whole thing is about.

"“twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do. so throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. catch the trade winds in your sails. explore. dream. discover."~ h. jackson browne jr.

PHILOSOPHY

it doesn't interest me what you do for a living. i want to know what you ache for, and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart's longing.
it doesn't interest me how old you are. i want to know if you will risk looking like a fool for love, for your dream, for the adventure of being alive.
it doesn't interest me what planets are squaring your moon. i want to know if you have touched the center of your own sorrow, if you have been opened by life's betrayals or have become shriveled and closed from fear of further pain!I want to know if you can sit with pain, mine or your own, without moving to hide it or fade it, or fix it.
i want to know if you can be with joy, mine or your own, if you can dance with wildness and let the ecstasy fill you to the tips of your fingers and toes without cautioning us to be careful, to be realistic, to remember the limitations of being human.
it doesn't interest me if the story you are telling me is true. i want to know if you can disappoint another to be true to yourself; if you can bear the accusation of betrayal and not betray your own soul; if you can be faithlessand therefore trustworthy.
i want to know if you can see beauty even when it's not pretty, every day, and if you can source your own life from its presence.
i want to know if you can live with failure, yours and mine, and still stand on the edge of the lake and shout to the silver of the full moon,
it doesn't interest me to know where you live or how much money you have. i want to know if you can get up, after the night of grief and despair, weary and bruised to the bone, and do what needs to be done to feed the children.
it doesn't interest me who you know or how you came to be here. i want to know if you will stand in the center of the fire with me and not shrink back.
it doesn't interest me where or what or with whom you have studied. I want to know what sustains you, from the inside, when all else falls away. i want to know if you can be alone with yourself and if you truly like the company you keep in the empty moments.”

~oriah mountain dreamer

"age never meant shit to me, it's all about heart and stupidity"

~astronautalis

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

i have always been apt to offer a couch or a bed.

Interests

Running, reading, biking, learning, creating, jumping, listening, helping, swimming, building.

  • beauty
  • dancing
  • dining
  • coffee
  • yoga
  • marathon
  • running
  • reading
  • cycling
  • sailing
  • swimming

Music, Movies, and Books

music. yes, please.movies. wes anderson.books. the world of haruki murakami has taken vast amounts of my time as of late.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

i told a friend i would never run a marathon. a year later, I ran my first. anything is possible in this world.

Teach, Learn, Share

i want to learn everything you have to share.

Countries I’ve Visited

Belize, Canada, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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