We have been traveling together since the fall of 2010 and have been blessed with the boldness to further engage our wanderlust. We strive to live intentional, joyful, fearless lives. Personal mottos have included: the worst is over, there is that which remains and let love in.
A Scorpio with Capricorn tendencies, Octavia is an artist, writer, activist and introvert with a love of the world, donkeys, alternative education (unschooling in particular), figs and repurposed art supplies. Inspirational visual artists in her life have included Frida Kahlo and Dr Seuss. Musical favorites include Cloud Cult, Joan Baez, David Bowie, Nanci Griffith, Ani Difranco, First Aid Kit, Cat Power, Tracy Chapman. Octavia, or Tavi, has at least half a dozen names to her name and has spent time in Venezuela, Mexico, Canada and the US (primarily WI, WA, OR).
Casper is a genial, spiritual book lover and intellectual. A Gemini-Taurus cusp, he has a passion for old books, hermeticism, Roman history and vinyl records. He is trained in library science and his theoretical bookshelf includes the best of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Sam Shepherd and Milan Kundera. Do not underestimate his love of really old manuscripts in PDF form. He has long enjoyed the musical stylings of Rasputina, Joy Division, the Velvet Underground, Amanda Palmer, David Bowie. Born in Canada, he spent most of the past few decades in Eugene, Oregon.
We are: friendly, liberal, open minded, excited about life, self aware, animal friendly, optimistic, flexible.
We are not: messy, loud, easily irritated, cigarette smokers, dirty.
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