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  1. Lynora

    Ride Offered Upstate NY to NW PA

    True. That part of Pennsylvania is part of Appalachia, which many folks forget. I've got less in common with someone from Philly than with someone from Kentucky or the Midwest. It's a weird blending of cultures there.
  2. Lynora

    Ride Offered Upstate NY to NW PA

    Nothing very exciting. I'm just heading home for Thanksgiving. I like to call where I'm from "Pennsyltucky". Willing to drop folks off along the way.
  3. Lynora

    Ride Offered Upstate NY to NW PA

    Driving from either Albany or Kingston NY to around Greenville PA on Nov 27th. I've got one, possibly two empty seats.
  4. Lynora

    Sloop Clearwater Adventure

    This may be a bit of a pic heavy post, but I thought I'd share some pictures of my time on the fine and splendid Sloop Clearwater this fall. The boat was the dream of folk singer and activist, Pete Seeger, and celebrates 50 years of existence this year. I arrived on the boat in New York City...
  5. Lynora

    Learn Boatbuilding Free--Plus Free Housing and Food

    The boats built vary some based on whether they are building on spec or on commission. You can bet on building lots of rowboats or tenders, as they're called here. The style of tender they build is called a Monhegan Skiff. It was originally designed for lobstermen on the island Monhegan. The...
  6. Lynora

    Learn Boatbuilding Free--Plus Free Housing and Food

    You can always turn it down if they accept you. You're not really committed to anything till you accept their acceptance or what have you the summer prior to the September you'd be going. But I feel ya.
  7. Lynora

    Learn Boatbuilding Free--Plus Free Housing and Food

    Hi all. I'm a long time lurker. Love this place, and I've gotten lots of valuable info here. Thought maybe I could return the favor. Not last winter, but the winter prior I did this free 9 month wooden boatbuilding apprenticeship (Sept-June) on the coast of Maine. It's a pretty good gig...
  8. Lynora

    New Age Travellers Documentary

    Yeah. I'm not sure. The comments said that her sister died in a car accident, but no updates on her. I'd love to know! Glad you're enjoying it.
  9. Lynora

    New Age Travellers Documentary

    Just found this awesome video diary by a gal Rachel, filmed in England in the early 90s. Maybe y'all have already seen it? Lots of thoughts about why the lifestyle/growing up nomadic, etc.