Iris

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  • Mein Status

    unterwegs auf Reisen

  • Beschreibung

    Adventures and people have always been a part of my life. During my many travels of the world, I have found the most interesting people and learned much about traditions, food, and lifestyle. My travels include Kenya, Egypt, Turkey,China, Russia, UK, Montenegro, Slovenia, Italy, France, Greece and the Greek Islands, Cyprus, Eastern Europe and most of the rest of the European countries.
    When visiting other countries, I travel basic and without a lot of frills. It is my belief that by traveling this way and getting to know the people of the country I am in, I am truly a traveler.
    I am a mother of two, a grandmother of five and a widow living alone in my small villa in Boca Raton, Florida, USA.
    I retired from AT&T after 23 years of working in various positions but retired as a Product Manager working out of our New Jersey Headquarters.
    My younger years of being raised on an 84 acre farm in Texas, USA, formed the person I am now. The farm had no electricity or running water. Very basic. We raised cows, pigs, chickens and turkeys. Our crops were corn, cotton, maize, wheat and oats. We harvested our own crops and I along with 5 siblings were expected to work beside our parents whether it was pulling cotton, working in the 2 acre garden, baling hay, picking corn......the jobs were endless and tiring but I learned so much about how the world works from just being a farm girl.
    I have long left the farm behind but the farm has never left me as I use skills I learned many years ago to navigate the modern world we live in today. I still have the love of plants and gardening and currently have tomatoes, peppers, herbs, and squash growing in pots on my small patio. The grounds around my villa is filled with flowers, avocado trees, papaya and I am growing lemon, mango, moringa, and grapefruit trees. I even have a couple of young banana trees and some coconut palms.
    Along with the love of plants, naturally comes the love of food and cooking. Cooking is another passion of mine as is learning new ways to prepare fresh foods and the introduction of new foods and cheeses from the country I am visiting.
    Yes, I know, my years of adventure and life might make one think I am too ancient to be part of Workaway but, it seems I have been blessed with unbound energy and a great zest for life in addition to good health. My children and grandchildren would be the first to tell you that I have more energy than they do. I am a very active woman without issues when it comes to health and ability.
    As you can see from my narrative above, my skills are numerous. Childcare..gardening..artist..minor building knowledge...dog sitting..teaching english...serious kitchen skills....I can meet the challenge.
    I hope you consider me when searching for a worker in the Workaway Program. You will not be disappointed.

  • Interessengebiete

    Gebirge
    Strand
    Natur
    Gartenarbeiten
    Zeichnen & Malen
    Heimwerken & DIY
    Schreiben
    Kochen & Backen
    Kultur
    Geschichte
    Gärtnern
  • Bereiche, die mich interessieren oder in denen ich anderen etwas beibringen kann

    Interessiert mich:  

    Karitative Arbeit

    Bereits etwas Erfahrung vorhanden  

    Heimwerker- und Bauarbeiten
    Babysitten und Kinderbetreuung
    Mithilfe auf einem Bauernhof
    Ökoprojekte
    Hausarbeiten
    Sprachpraxis
    Unterrichten

    In der Lage, anderen etwas beizubringen:  

    Gartenarbeiten
    Zubereiten / Kochen von Mahlzeiten für die Familie
    Kunstprojekte
  • Was könntest du arbeiten?

    Cooking, kitchen duties, market shopping, gardening, people person, english teacher, childcare, dog sitter, minor knowledge of a screwdriver and hammer.

  • Gesprochene Sprachen

    Englisch: Fließend

  • Alter

    76

  • Nationalität

    US Citizen

  • Was noch ...

    I love being around people and whether it be entertaining or working, I am always laughing and having fun. I am a positive person and can always find the best side of a situation. I am full of energy and curiosity which allows for some interesting adventures.

  • Etwas mehr Information

    • Raucher

    • Führerschein

    • Allergien
      no

    • Spezielle Ernährung
      no

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