Jens & Lisa Owens

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado, USA. We also spend some time on the West Coast in Palo Alto, California.

Unsettled destination:
Playa Santana, Nicaragua

What do you do for work?
We both have software engineering backgrounds. Lisa is currently writing for a software database product. Jens is a serial software entrepreneur; he currently works for one of the largest FANG companies.

Reason for joining Unsettled together?
We loved the idea of meeting like-minded people and building a community in an interesting location like Nicaragua. The timing coincided with a motorcycle trip Jens had planned through Central America. He started three weeks ago in California, and ended the bike trip in Nicaragua, where he reunited with Lisa at the Unsettled homebase in Playa Santana.

If your relationship had a soundtrack, what would be the first song on it?
“Jungle Love” by Steve Miller Band. It was the late 1980s, we had been dating for a bit. After a night of drinking with some friends, Jens geeked out and sent Lisa a 2:00am email (what some may call a drunken text in 2018) with the words to this song. This was the pre-AOL era, where Jens used a 300-baud modem and precious company resources to send that email out. P.S. Back then, an email was not a “thing” for common folk…

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