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We Did it in Maine, Part I: Gathering (homesteading memoir, hitchhiking, back to the land)

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It began in San Francisco with a phone call from a guy I hadn't seen in three years. Within a month I was hitchhiking across the United States, in the dead of winter, logging in Idaho, working as a day laborer in Minnesota, and landing in a log cabin in a field 1/2 mile from a plowed road in Northern Maine with no electricity or running water. The log cabin owners weren't ...more
Kindle Edition, 125 pages
Published November 17th 2013
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Jenny Hayworth
Jan 19, 2014 Jenny Hayworth rated it really liked it
It took me awhile to get into the story but by the time I did I really enjoyed it. Loved the descriptions of the folks who living on the land and reading about others who took the punt for an adventure and a chance for a different way of living. By the end of the book I was fully involved in the characters and eager to know if they were successful or not in building their own handmade cabin and if their relationships continued. Great read for a Sunday afternoon and I loved learning about "mud ...more
Joyce Hartwick
Dec 29, 2013 Joyce Hartwick rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Well, I am the author and I am new to Goodreads. It took me forever to even get the book into this system. So, I will be joining some groups and finding my way around.

"Gathering" is part 1 of a three part e-book memoir that follows me and three friends as we build a log cabin in the Maine woods in the summer of 1973. I have told these stories of my youth and the crazy mishaps and adventures that happened to us that first summer for 40 years. It has been a joy to put them into print and share th
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